Russia – Russian Police Receive Thousands Of Calls From Battered Women

Russian Female Police Officer - July 2009

Yana Savchuk could have been saved. But when the 36-year-old Russian hairdresser called police in November saying that her partner was going to kill her, the officers who arrived cast off her cries for help as ridiculous. “If you get killed, we will definitely come to examine the body,” one police officer quipped, as recorded on…