Human trafficking is one of the actual and acute problems of 21 century, because trafficking is a contemporary
slavery which appears like shameful phenomenon for modern civilization. At the same time this issue
involves many countries as well as organized criminal groups. Russia one of the biggest countries of the world
faced with this problem. Russia is a country of origin, transit and destination for human trafficking. Features and
reasons of human trafficking from Russia were analyzed in this article. Some proposals and presumable
developments of trafficking issue were put forward as well.
Key Words : Human trafficking, sexual exploitation, Russian Federation