Source: Moscow: Public Centre for Legal and Judicial Reform. Downloaded 10 October 2002.In 2000, the Public Centre for Legal and Judicial Reform began to help its partners from other civic organizations in Russia in implementing restorative justice ideas in their regions. This assistance involves the development and training of local teams which can conduct restorative justice programs. Anna Grasenkova describes the extension of this partnership to seven cities and regions in Russia. In particular she outlines the step-by-step process of collaboration between the Centre and organizations with which it forms partnerships for the purposes of spreading restorative justice ideas and practices.