WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Yevtushenko is undergoing medical examinations, doctors are yet to determine how to treat the poet, Novikova explained.
"He's in the hospital, he's in serious condition," she said. "The doctors are conducting medical examinations trying to understand what is happening and what to do."
Yevtushenko, 84, is a Soviet and Russian poet, as well as novelist, essayist, dramatist, screenwriter, publisher, actor and editor. He is also a director of several films.