Kurayev has said that he published the complaints because he wanted to support Maxim Kozlov’s probe into allegations at the Kazan seminary.
He added that he didn’t see how he could take the investigation further.
“I don’t see potential for a criminal investigation,” Kurayev told The Moscow News.
“The victims themselves have to come forward, not me.
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