Russia’s Police Tolerate Domestic Violence. Where Can Its Victims Turn?

Russia’s Police Tolerate Domestic Violence. Where Can Its Victims Turn?

MOSCOW — she was beaten by him. He kidnapped her. He threatened to destroy her.

But it was Russia, where violence that is domestic both endemic and commonly ignored. Everytime Valeriya Volodina went along to the authorities for security from her ex-boyfriend, she got nowhere. “Not when did they start an unlawful situation against him — they might not really acknowledge there is an instance, ” she claims. Continue reading “Russia’s Police Tolerate Domestic Violence. Where Can Its Victims Turn?”