September 11, 2013 A Reuters investigation has detailed the practice of shuffling unwanted children from one set of guardians to another with the government exercising little or no oversight.
Children at an orphanage in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don earlier this month.
Vladimir Konstantinov/Reuters /Landov
December 28, 2012 An estimated 1,500 American families are in the process of adopting from Russia. About 50 have already been matched with a child. Now, their plans are in limbo. Russian President Vladimir Putin today signed a law barring U.S. adoptions of Russian children.
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