According to the media reports, in Smolensk, a woman registered as an orphan or child left without parental care has been unable to get an apartment for more than 10 years, despite the fact that the court ordered the city administration to provide the woman with housing within three months – since then, another year has passed. Investigative authorities of the Investigative Department of the IC of Russia for Smolensk Oblast are investigating a criminal case on the fact of negligence (Part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code).
The Chairman of the IC of Russia has instructed Head of the ID of the IC of Russia for Smolensk Oblast A. Yu. Ukhanov to report on the progress of the investigation and measures taken by the investigators to restore the orphan's violated rights. The course of the investigation is monitored by the Central Office of the IC.