January 4, 2013

Russia's Orphans as Political Pawns

Japan Times, Japan Times

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Russia has closed the year with one of the more odious and misguided acts of public policy in a long time. On Dec. 28, President Vladimir Putin signed a law that bans Americans from adopting Russian children and imposes other sanctions in retaliation for a new U.S. human rights law.

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