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Over 30 000 children get lost in Russia annually - Comments

The Interior Ministry states there are from 500 thousand to 2.5 million of homeless children. Two thousand of children and teenagers commit suicides every year; 2 million of school age children are illiterate. Statistically, there were 41 thousand of criminal groups consisting of children and youth in Russia two years ago. Leonid Chekalin adds the showing is unfortunately twice as much as the number of scout organizations.

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