Prior to the meeting of the Council for Culture and Art Vladimir Putin met with Artyom, his father and brother. The President wished them a happy upcoming New Year. They looked at the route of the flight, after which Atryom went on a helicopter tour over the city.
On December 5, Vladimir Putin attended the International Volunteer Forum and took part in the Dream with Me charity project. Any forum participant could pick an envelope and make one dream come true. The President took the remaining envelopes with Artyom Palyanov’s letter among others, and promised to make his dream come true.