Mentoring Desk: Shocking information are surfacing in Russian media about how several Russian couples went to Iran and Syria to fight war as foot soldiers of Islamic state along with their children.
“Hiring of such Russian couples was done by Islamic State also known as Daish through social media tools. Recovered children included a eight months old boy”, reports Dispatch News Desk News Agency.
“Russian authorities successfully recovered several children from Iraq and brought them back to Russia under the instructions of President Vladimir Putin”, reports Семейное радио
“Presidential Children’s Rights Commissioner Anna Kuznetsova was given assignment for safe recovery of Russian children from Middle Eastern war zones”, reported Новости радио.
Majority of couples who went to Iraq and Syria as ISIS fighters belonged to Muslim populated regions of Chechnya, Khanty-Mansiisk Autonomous District, Tver Region.
According to Russian media, Head of the Republic of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov played a pivotal role for bringing Russian children back to home.
It is pertinent to mention that Presidential Children’s Rights Commissioner Anna Kuznetsova received eight children at airport where Speaker of the Chechen Parliament Magomed Daudov, Chief of Staff of the Republic Head and Chief of Republic Government Staff Vakhit Usmayev and Chechnya Children’s Rights Commissioner Khamzat Khirakhmatov were present along with family members of recovered children.
While talking to media at airport, Anna Kuznetsova stated that not only children from Chechnya and Dagestan, but from other parts of Russia had returned home from conflict zones. “They will receive all necessary aid and support in their hometowns, and I ask the regional children’s rights commissioners to provide full assistance”, said Anna Kuznetsova.