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Galkin responded to reports of links with arrested for trafficking

Maxim Galkin commented on reports about the relationship with the head of the Center for surrogate motherhood Vladislav Melnikov, detained on criminal charges of trafficking.

Earlier media wrote that the millers were picking a surrogate mother for TV presenter of Alla Pugacheva. The Galkin said he was not familiar with this man.

"We collaborated with the centre "Mother and child", where our children were born and maintained. I was so surprised that called the staff of the clinic "Mother and child", maybe I don't know, but they're as surprised as me," he told RIA Novosti.

In January in Odincovo filed cases on causing death by negligence and human trafficking. Then in one of the apartments found the body of a newborn from a surrogate mother. The examination established that the cause of death was sudden infant death syndrome.

In addition, were found three more children born for sale. They were in the apartment up until their biological parents are foreign nationals — were engaged in registration of all necessary documents, including to export them abroad. Newborn seized and placed in children's city hospital. IC Russia has initiated inspections of companies involved in the surrogacy program.

Yesterday in the framework of this case arrested four doctors, into custody today signed three other defendants in the case. The fourth defendant was placed under house arrest. Charges in the address reject suspects.