Number of Human Trafficking Cases in Russia in 2013

According to the Interior Ministry of Russia, there were 66 cases of human trafficking resisted by the criminal justice system in 2013. Out of that total, 63 cases were for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

In addition to the human trafficking cases, security agencies in Russia saw nearly 3,500 sex related crimes across the country. These cases included prostitution, illegal production and distribution of porn, and child sexual abuse images.

Source:  “Set of measures needed to prevent human sex trafficking in Russia – Interior Minister,” Voice of Russia, March 28, 2014.