Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to the family of three-year-old Zhenya of Yezekian, which was taken from Slavyansk in 2014 for treatment in Russia. The presidential decree published on the official portal of legal information.
Vladimir Putin gave Russian citizenship rescued the boy, his parents and older sister.
Zhenya of Yezekian evacuated from Slavyansk, when there were active hostilities in June 2014. The boy at the time was eight months. It managed to take over the city, where he spent several days lying in intensive care and was connected to a respirator. It is noted that Eugene birth is suffering serious illness. He is currently undergoing treatment in a hospital in Russia.