Vietnamese businessman helps Russian lost in Nha Trang repatriate
Speaking to Public Security Newspaper’s reporter on May 27th, Director of the Khanh Hoa Foreign Affairs Department Nguyen Quoc Tram confirmed that an anonymous Vietnamese businessman has donated $1000 to buy a repatriation plane ticket for a Russian with a metal problem to go home. The Russian man had been wandering for months in Khanh Hoa.
According to a local relevant agency, Kuznetsova Oleg, aged 44, of the Russian nationality, came to Vietnam with his family years ago. They lived and ran a business in Nha Trang city.
After his mother passed away because of heart disease in 2013, Oleg and his sister continued to run their family’s business but they experienced loses continuously. His sister left Nha Trang in mid-2016 due to their financial difficulties.
Since then, Oleg was mentally ill, and he often wandered about. He begged for food around the city and slept on the beach of Vinh Truong, Nha Trang city.
Reported on the case, the Khanh Hoa Foreign Affairs Department in collaboration with relevant agencies and Nha Trang Municipal People’s Committee hospitalized the Russian man at Khanh Hoa psychiatric hospital for treatment, then transferred him to the Khanh Hoa social support center.
The Khanh Hoa Foreign Affairs Department is currently coordinating with the Consulate General of Russia in Vietnam to complete procedures to return Oleg back to Russia as soon as possible after a Vietnamese businessman has offered the Russian man an airfare to Russia.