Ivan Nikiforovich Zavoloko – a long-lived man, a specialist in culture and a clever interlocutor.

Segey Zcuravlyov, member of the Assosiation of Latvian writers,
president of the Russian cultural centre „Ulej”,
Riga, Latvia

The author of the publicaton suggests recollections of his personal meetings with Ivan Nikiforovich Zavoloko, a very bright personality, a clever interlocutor, a very good specialist in the Russian culture and relics of the past. One can find information on Ivan Nikiforovich Zavoloko`s biography, his activities in Prague and Riga, which are closely connected with the history of the Russian emigration in the 1920s and destiny of the Russian minority in Latvia before the World War II and after the restoration of independence.