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Why Russia Said No to US Adoptions (VOA On Assignment Feb. 8)i
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February 08, 2013 3:20 PM
On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui asks VOA Moscow correspondent James Brooke about Russia's recent decision to ban U.S. citizens from adopting Russian children. The vote by Russia's parliament triggered some of the largest protests Moscow has seen since President Vladimir Putin was inaugurated last year.

Why Russia Said No to US Adoptions (VOA On Assignment Feb. 8)

Published February 08, 2013

On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui asks VOA Moscow correspondent James Brooke about Russia's recent decision to ban U.S. citizens from adopting Russian children. The vote by Russia's parliament triggered some of the largest protests Moscow has seen since President Vladimir Putin was inaugurated last year.

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