Vladimir Zelensky's parents live in Krivoy Rog, although the son, now the president of Ukraine, has repeatedly offered them to move to Kiev.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whose inauguration as president of Ukraine took place on May 20, is of interest to most Ukrainians. No less interesting who are Vladimir's parents.
About what do and where do the father and mother of Vladimir Zelensky live - in the material RBC.
The parents of Vladimir Zelensky have been living in Krivoy Rog for many years. Vladimir's father, Alexander Semenovich Zelensky, 71 years old. Vladimir's mother is Rimma Vladimirovna, she is 67 years old.
Vladimir's father is a famous professor in Krivoy Rog and far beyond its borders, a doctor of technical sciences.
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From 1995 year - Head of the Department of Informatics and Information Technologies of the Krivoy Rog Economic Institute. He is the author of many scientific articles and publications.
“He trained many scientists. He taught a whole generation of children, they became candidates and doctors of science, ”Vladimir said about his father.
He added that many of his father’s students are now successfully working abroad.
The Zelensky family now lives in the center of Krivoy Rog. Their home is an ordinary panel "anthill". The family has a four-room apartment.
As journalists say, there is no expensive renovation in the apartment at all, but there are many posters of “Kvartal”.
Previously, the family had two small apartments - one in the center, the second - in a remote area of the city.
In the same area, on YuGOK, Vladimir went to kindergarten and school.
Zelensky's mom admits to journalists that since childhood, Vladimir was active, attracted a lot of attention and behaved like a leader.
Then the family lived for some time in Mongolia, where she left for work. Returning to Krivoy Rog, Zelensky exchanged apartments.
Vladimir has repeatedly called his parents to move to Kiev. But they still do not agree to this. First of all, because Alexander works at the university and does not want to leave the department.
It is known that Elena’s parents, Zelensky’s spouses, moved to Kiev.
“For a long time already not only offers - asks to move. He says: Mom, you would be closer here, like a free minute - you would see each other! But my husband will not leave the institute - he is the head of the department, everyone respects him. I think when Aleksandr Semenovich finishes his work, we will still move - we would like to help the children raise their grandchildren. In the meantime, Vova calls us every day on the phone! ”Rimma Vladimirovna admitted in an interview with reporters.