Premier opens two family-type orphanages in Luhansk

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Aug. 25, 2012, 2:48 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Orphans of Zaporizhya, Ukraine

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said that orphanages in Ukraine should be liquidated and the country should switch to upbringing orphans in families. 

“The government has selected a policy of liquidating orphanages and upbringing children in families,” the press service of the Ukrainian government has reported, citing Azarov speaking at a ceremony of the opening of family-type orphanages in Luhansk on Saturday.

He presented keys from two comfortable houses with area of 360 square meters and keys from cars. Azarov also presented new household equipment.

Ten children will be brought up in each house.

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Patricia Joy Aug. 25, 2012, 6:57 p.m.    

I hope they're in the community and not in a compound. We have four and they are part of the village, going to the village school and having their friends from the village.

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Ukrtoday Ukraine Aug. 25, 2012, 7:47 p.m.    

Lost in translation. "orphanages in Ukraine should be liquidated" Ediotrs please ote this is not the correct used of the word liquidation" the context is not quite right. Wnathe is trying to say is that Orhanages should be made redundant.

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