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Cruelty and Neglect in Russian Orphanages

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According to a report by Human Rights Watch, thousands of Russian children abandoned to state orphanages are exposed to appalling levels of cruelty and neglect. The report, entitled "Abandoned to the State: Cruelty and Neglect in Russian Orphanages," concludes that children in state custodial institutions are deprived of basic human rights at every stage of their lives.

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  • Kathleen Hunt, researcher for Human Rights Watch and author of the report "Abandoned to the State: Cruelty and Neglect in Russian Orphanages." Call: 212.216.1832.

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