Russia Punishes U.S. By Blocking Adoption Of Russian Orphans

From ThinkProgress Thu Dec 27 2012, 16:45:08

In retaliation for the United States placing sanctions on Russian human rights violators, Russia has banned U.S. citizens from adopting Russian orphans. Originally just a bill to permanently normalize trade relations with Russia, an additional piece of legislation became attached to the provision. As it passed through the U.S. Congress it became known as the [...]

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