Raisa Agdanova, a resident of the village of Koptelovo in the Sverdlovsk region, received her four grandchildren from the orphanage. The children’s mother, Lyubov Belyushina, 36, was found dead on January 11. Her ex-husband is suspected of brutal murder.
Lyubov and Alexander divorced in the fall, but the man lived with his family in a house purchased with maternity capital, writes e1.ru. Now the man is undergoing a psychiatric examination.
- Raisa, Alexander’s mother, immediately began to ask him for the return of the children. She and her husband had been with their grandchildren since birth, and they were also very attached to their grandparents. Lyubov’s mother was then against giving the children to the mother of the accused of her daughter’s murder, the newspaper reports.
Raisa said older girls approached the children and filmed a cellphone video, promising to prepare incriminating evidence. According to the woman, her grandchildren have expressed a desire to live with her and not with the relatives of the deceased mother. Raisa clarified that she does not forbid children to communicate with them.
Local activists began collecting signatures against the transfer of the children to their paternal grandmother. Regional ombudsman Igor Morokov said “working residents should not interfere in family life” and such issues should be handled with caution.
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