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After the RT report about orphans from Russia who were in the shelter of Baghdad, police contacted the alleged relatives of the four children. In Dagestan, the guys found out on RT posted the video from the orphanage. In Iraq kids have taken parents who fell under the influence of the IG* and died in the fighting in Mosul. The chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan called on the public to help find relatives of these children for them to have the opportunity to return home. Call Simonyan was supported by the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, who posted the video in social networks. According to the children’s Ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova, abroad could be illegally removed more than 400 children from Russia — mainly in Syria and Iraq.
Relatives of four orphaned Russian children, which in Iraq took the parents, came under the influence of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” associated with RT after the publication of the story about the lives of the children at the orphanage. Recall: RT visited the children placed in one of the orphanages of Baghdad. Their parents, citizens of Russia, killed during the battle for Mosul Iraq. In shelter live, five Russian-speaking kids. Note that RT deliberately did not cover the faces of the children in the published video, so they could find relatives in Russia.
After the publication of this story about children chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan called on the public to help find their relatives in Russia. Real-time search of relatives of the rescued Mosul children was facilitated by the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, who supported the initiative Simonyan, common in social networks information about kids.
In your account in Instagram Kadyrov released a video of the RT from a shelter and asked anyone with information about the children to contact the editorial office of the TV channel. “Children speak Russian. They have no parents. They don’t remember their names, but I remember the pain, fear and death. Maybe someone knows these kids…” — he wrote.
The post Kadyrov posted on Wednesday evening, gathered almost 300 thousand views. Saw the movie including relatives of Russian orphans in Iraq, who until this point knew nothing about the fate of children.
To get in touch with the family of three Soltanmoradi Aliyev RT managed just by using Instagram the head of Chechnya. “The day before yesterday we saw it in Instagram of Ramzan Kadyrov, the video from the orphanage,” — said in an interview with RT, the boy’s aunt on the paternal side, a native of Dagestan Zumrut Kamalova.
“I immediately recognized the boy. When you see my comments to the post, wrote to me, my happiness had no limit,” she added.
According to her, her brother and his wife, Dina and Asdan Aliev, took out the child from Russia a year and a half ago, when the boy was two years old.
“They were married in Makhachkala, then went to Arabia, and from there moved to Syria. We don’t know that they inspired this. When I learned about their departure, everything was just in hysterics, but there was nothing I could do,” says Kamalov.
According to her, Astana killed long ago, and Dina was out of contact for last six months. “But before that, they called, sent videos, which were Sultanmurat” she explained.
Later in the RT edition was called aunt Altamura through the maternal line, whose name is Zarema. She also learned nephew on the video RT.
Aunt a three-year Ali Magomedov, at the hospice of Baghdad, she also contacted the RT. Worked out word of mouth: editorial contacts, she was given the relatives of Soltanmoradi. A resident of Khasavyurt, Khadizhat Magomedova told RT that the boy’s father had died and mother could not return to Russia after her husband’s death.
“The last time my sister called to Dagestan a year ago, says Magomedov. We requested that she came back and the children returned. In early 2017, someone sent us this photo of her and her child. The picture was taken in Mosul”.
In the photo the mother of the boy depicted in the background of the flag of the IG. According to Magomedova, she didn’t know that it is the symbolism of the militants. “We didn’t even know that in the end, she was on the territory controlled by ISIS. The last time she’s been in touch from Istanbul”, — said the aunt of the boy.
According to Magomedova, her sister has two young children, about whose fate nothing is yet known.
Later on a specially created mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org came a letter from distant relatives of the sisters Zaynulovich — Khadija, who was five years old, and three year old Fatima. Parents of girls, according to the finder in Dagestan native, went to Turkey two years ago.
“In 2015, they disappeared from Makhachkala, but there was a rumor that they are living in Turkey, — says great-aunt girls Renata. — We were told that they were going for treatment. From there they sent us pictures: how they are walking in the parks, play in the children’s clubs, cafe sitting. They seemed to live well, all of them perfectly. Their grandmother and grandfather really didn’t know anything and worried about their fate — two months has visibly aged. They loved children, She loved simple.”
That the children came to the shelter in Baghdad, the interviewee has learned from his brother.
“He saw them on Youtube videos. We took off the clip and says: “Look, it’s definitely our girl, our Khadija!”
We immediately told her grandmother she was in shock. Now she cries and asks for help to return them to their homeland,” says a relative of the sisters.
In Baghdad waiting for confirmation
Now when the relatives of these four kids from Russia, you must provide the Iraqi authorities with evidence that their mother or father are from Russia. Children’s relatives to confirm his words have already passed RT birth certificates and photos.
In addition, children will have to take a DNA test, officials could establish a relationship. After that, kids on the court will be able to send to his family. Currently, RT helps the relatives contact the competent organs to conduct all procedures.
“Iraq will meet all countries if it is proven that children are their citizens — explained previously, RT Minister of labor and social Affairs of Iraq, Mohammed Shia al-Sudani. — I will use all the diplomatic channels of the foreign Ministry”.
As reported by RT, to take active measures for the return from Iraq of Russian children, the Russian authorities began in mid-July, almost immediately after the liberation of Mosul from the militants. Thus far, 48 children from Russia, which was taken to Iraq and Syria, and parents, came under the influence of the “Islamic state”. They all lived in Mosul, and are now in shelters of Baghdad. According to the children’s Ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova, abroad could be illegally removed more than 400 children from Russia — mainly in Syria and Iraq.
On Thursday, the head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov has already said RT on the establishment of a special Commission to search for and return of children taken in Syria and Iraq parents, came under the influence of terrorist organizations.
“We have created a special Commission to search for and return of these children.
We are in touch with the FSB, the foreign Ministry representative office in the Republic of Dagestan, with all the structures we’re doing this. In Syria and Iraq are our countrymen who live there more than 100 years, leave the link with them so they too joined the work force,” said Abdulatipov.
He also said that in the near future may be directed responsible for the execution of the works.
RT will monitor the developments in the situation around the Russian children in Iraq’s Mosul.
* “Islamic state” (ISIS) is a terrorist group banned in Russia.