Congratulations Charles. You have certainly pointed out a remarkable coincidence:
Владимира Герцена (French: Guertsen / English: Herzen ) is certainly both :
• The pharmacist, apothecary-artist, from Vizhay, married to a German woman, about whom Yuri Yudin writes in his diary entry [img 10] on his return from North-2 after 28 January 1959.
• The artist, whose works are exhibited in the Karaganda Museum of Fine Arts (Kazakhstan), according to this web page published in 2013 :https://time.kz/articles/grim/2013/12/12/vtoraja-zhizn-dlja-shesterenokhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjI2qVlScBw&feature=youtu.be
During their visit to Vizhay, on 25 and 26 January 1959, the 10 hikers had no particular reason to be interested in either the small pharmacy in Vizhay, or in
Владимира Герцена himself who was not famous at that time.
On his return from North-2 (i.e. after 28 January) Yuri Yudin does not seem to have had a camera at his disposal and did not leave any photographs.
After the liberation of many Zeks, ordered by Khrushchev from 1953 onwards, some people, in principle liberated, remained under residence near the camps.
Thus, there may have been a relationship between the Ivdelag
administration near Vizhay
and the Karlag
administration near Karaganda.
This could possibly explain why a pharmacist and artist from Vizhay in 1959 is particularly appreciated in Karaganda in 2013.
On the the involvment of drugs in the tragedy.Eduard Tumanov : ...hikers took part in a fight, either between them or with outsiders...
I already ruled out a fight between them
because even in 2022 there is no drug that induces the Capgras syndrome.https://forum.dyatlovpass.com/index.php?topic=411.msg8382#msg8382https://forum.dyatlovpass.com/index.php?topic=411.msg8762#msg8762