Putin will meet in «Artek» and children of Donbass, the United States and other countries

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during a visit to the international children’s center Artek in the Crimea. 24 Jun 2017Putin will meet in «Artek» and children of Donbass, the United States and other countries© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin will communicate in «Artek» children of USA and the Donbass, told reporters the head of the Department of children’s camp «Artek» Elena Zagaevsky.

In addition, the ICC «Artek», where will be held the meeting will be attended by children from Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan. Many of them were born in mixed families where the father or mother have Russian citizenship. They will communicate with the President and ask him questions that concern them.

«A girl from Japan here. Even the United States, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan. There are from Donbass. Almost all (from mixed families),» said the organizer.

On Saturday, Putin is in the Crimea, where in «Artek» will open the seventh shift of 2017, which is dedicated to the most famous artichoke in the world – American schoolgirl Samantha Smith. In 80-e years during the cold war «Artek» took hundreds of children from different countries, but most famous he became, after the arrival of an American schoolgirl from Maine — Samantha reed Smith. Her visit to the camp was made possible after a letter to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov, in which she asked the Secretary why he was «going to conquer the world». Andropov in response to the letter from the girl invited her in «Artek», so she could be sure the peace-loving Soviet people. Smith visited the camp in 1983.

Putin also reviewed the results of the reconstruction of the infrastructure of the camps held in 2014.

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