Russian ban on US adoptions

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 19:31 hrs

A Bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children went to President Vladimir Putin for his signature on Wednesday after winning final approval from parliament in retaliation for a US law that targets Russian human rights abusers. Putin has strongly hinted he will sign the Bill, which would also outlaw some US-funded non-governmental groups and impose visa bans and asset freezes on Americans accused of violating the rights of Russians.

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