Thursday, June 24, 2010

MEDIA: Russia's Medvedev to sign international adoption accord

The Christian Science Monitor has reported the following:

When Russian President Medvedev visits Washington this week, he will sign a new agreement on international adoption.

By Fred Weir, Correspondent / June 22, 2010


"Moscow When Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Washington this week, he and US President Barack Obama are expected to shake hands on a nearly completed US-Russia adoption accord that will stave off some Russian calls for a ban on foreign adoptions.

The terms under which an American family can adopt a child from one of Russia's brimming orphanages has created almost as many bilateral headaches in recent years as big strategic issues like arms control or NATO expansion. Experts say the accord may well lay the worst controversies to rest."

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