Russian Police Break Up Sex Slavery Ring Free 6 Women

RIA NovostiMonday 2nd December, 2013

MOSCOW, December 2 (RIA Novosti) – Russian police said Monday that they have broken up a trafficking ring in Moscow that forced women from the former Soviet country of Moldova into sexual slavery. Six Moldovan women were freed and one 45 year-old Moldovan man arrested as a result of the operation, according to a police statement. “After arriving in the Russian Federation, the group put [the women] in flats or houses in the Moscow region, took their documents and, with threats or beatings, forced them to work as prostitutes,” the statement said. Police said the women were recruited in …

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