Vladimir Putin gave Russian citizenship of the daughter of White General
On November 28th, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a special decree on the adoption of the citizenship of the Russian Baroness Irene de Dreyer, the daughter of Russian army general in the Civil War who served with General P.N.Vrangelem.
Baroness Irene de Dreyer was born on December 15th, 1915 in Moscow. Subsequently, together with her parents, she moved with the White Guard Army in the Crimea, and in 1920 left Russia. On December 15th, 2015 it will be 100 years. On the anniversary she wished again to “become Russian” about what to appeal to the President expressed the son of Thomas von Dreyer.
Vladimir Putin’s special decree No. 586 gave Irene de Dreyer a Russian citizenship. Does she wish to come to Russia, is unknown. She left our country as a little girl and did not remember anything about it. However, the Russian legacy that was handed over to the parents, Irene and her son do not allow to forget about the spiritual ties with Russia.
Vladimir von Dreyer (1876 – 1967) – Major-General of the Russian army. Member of the First World War and the White movement, but in the fighting against the Bolsheviks he didn’t take part. In 1920, with his wife and child had left Russia, the family settled in France.
The story of this woman is not unique, but survived for 100 years.