Source: Moscow: Public Centre for Legal and Judicial Reform.

In this article, Rustem Maksudov writes about the possibility of a transition from a system of "correction" to restorative justice in Russia. Following an analysis of the situation in Russia with respect to crime and criminal justice, Maksudov details the emergence and development of restorative justice ideas and practices in Russia. Particular attention is given to the work of the Centre for Legal and Judicial Reform and its efforts to develop and implement a victim-offender reconciliation program. Discussion of case examples illustrates the work of the Centre. Maksudov highlights collaborations between the Centre and other relevant organizations in Russia.