January 9, 2013

Russia Responds to U.S. by Punishing Orphans

Ariel Cohen, The National Interest

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On January 2, the U.S. Senate unanimously condemned the “Dima Yakovlev Law,” a measure hastily adopted around Christmas time, that victimizes Russian orphans—and Russian democracy.

This piece of legislation bars the adoption of Russian children by U.S. citizens.

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