All articles tagged "adoption"

Russia moves to control foreign adoptions after child’s tragic death in US Russia moves to control foreign adoptions after child’s tragic death in US

18 Mar, 12:35 PM 12 comments

Russia’s State Duma intends to ratify an address to Prime Minister Putin asking to tighten control over foreign adoption of Russian children. The move was inspired by a recent tragedy in the US, when an American father left his adopted Russian son locked in a car, unintentionally killing him.

Tags: US, adoption, children

Foreigners outnumber Russians in orphan adoptions Foreigners outnumber Russians in orphan adoptions

12 Apr, 06:05 PM 17 comments

Domestic adoptions in Moscow have dropped by 28 percent, while international adoption in town has gone up by 31 percent, the ombudsman for children says

Tags: adoption

Russia introduces mandatory psychological testing for couples wanting to adopt Russia introduces mandatory psychological testing for couples wanting to adopt

28 May, 12:37 PM 5 comments

Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science has announced that all Russian citizens who want to become a guardians or adoptive parents will have to pass psychological tests and undertake special educational programs, Russian website Gazeta.ru reports.

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