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Russia Halts Adoptions to US Families

Case of 'returned' 7-year-old boy sparks outrage

(Newser) - Russia has suspended all adoptions to American families until the two countries can agree on new procedures. A US delegation will meet with officials in Moscow "in the next few days" to discuss the situation, the AP reports, after an American woman last week sent her 7-year-old adopted son... More »

Adopted Boy Rejected, Sent Back to Russia—Alone

(Newser) - A 7-year-old Russian boy who had been adopted by a woman in Tennessee was sent back to Russia by his adoptive mother, with a note saying that she wanted to cancel the adoption. Torry-Ann Hansen, an unmarried nurse, claimed that the orphanage in Siberia that placed the boy with her... More »

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