Adoption ban


adoption ban

On December 28, 2012 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the "Dima Yakovlev law," which retaliates against the U.S. Magnitsky Act. The law bans adoptions of Russan children by U.S. families and cancels the U.S.-Russia adoption agreement. The controversial law sparked debates about the future of Russia's most vulnurable citizens and fuled tensions in U.S.-Russia relations. 


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