Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

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Anti-US adoption bill passes Russian senate

Russian legislators have backed a bill that would ban Americans from adopting Russian-born children, reports CNN. The bill also bans NGOs receiving US funding from engaging in any political activities that could threaten state interest. The bill still needs to be ratified by Vladimir Putin before it becomes law.

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