Hundreds of deported Ukrainian children found at Russian summer camp

28 June, 02:14 PM
Children in the Camomile camp (Photo:Rossiyskaya Gazeta)

Children in the Camomile camp (Photo:Rossiyskaya Gazeta)

Around 414 Ukrainian children forcibly deported from Ukraine by invading Russian forces, have been located at the Romashka summer camp near Taganrog in south-western Russia, Russian media outlet Verstka reported on June 27.

Russian children are not allowed at the camp. According to the journalists, Romashka is a temporary accommodation facility for Ukrainian refugees. A volunteer who visited the camp, said that besides Ukrainian orphans, there are children at the site whose parents had gone to fight Russian invasion forces.

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Camp workers say that many children want to go home. Instead, the authorities plan to issue them with Russian passports and find foster families to adopt them.

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