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RUSSIA: Street Children Pay a Heavy Price for Reform

The social and economic chaos of post-reform Russia has led to a flood of runaway children, many of whom are resorting to prostitution, stealing, and begging in order to survive. As their numbers swell, government and nonprofit organizations are struggling to find effective solutionsby JOHN D. VAROLI BESPRIZORNIKI (STREET children) and detpriemniki (police detention centers […]