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Last Russia Adoption Finalized As Ban Sets In, Heartbreak Ensues

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The last Russian adoption is set to be finalized in the coming weeks as American adoptive parents and Russian orphans cope with a ban set into place by Vladimir Putin in retaliation for US sanctions — and dozens of children and parents’ futures are heartbreakingly unclear as the new law takes effect. The last Russia… Read more »

Russian Parliament Bans All Adoptions By Americans

Russia Ban All US Adoptions

The New York Times reports that the Russian Parliament voted overwhelmingly today in favor of banning any all adoptions by Americans. The move is said to be in retaliation for legislation signed by President Obama last week. The “Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act,” signed by Obama on December 14, imposes sanctions on Russian… Read more »