Keeping foster kids with their parents can be difficult. Rules and regulations sometimes appear to be systematic oppression, here in the US and abroad.
Even critics of the reform agree that Russian child welfare system does need improvement. But the public is scared that social workers and police would be taking children into custody to punish parents for their political activities.
The story about the Russian hackers ring raised concern that there’s a whole generation of gifted post-soviet kids who are being trapped into international organized crime.
In a community so hardly hit by recession, people are often forced to look for additional jobs or work overnight, so when they come home, they don’t really care what they eat, they simply want to feed their family fast.