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Russian president Vladimir Putin accused of playing politics with the lines of orphans after signing a controversial bill.
That bans any American from adopting Russian children Amy Kellogg live in one mid -- Why have they pass these laws is there a bit of retaliation here.
Yes -- Russia is furious about a US law which.
Puts -- -- -- an asset freezes on sixty Russians that congress believes.
We're involved in some way or complicit in the death.
Of a Russian lawyer Sergei magnet ski.
In jail in 2009 now -- -- -- was investigating a massive fraud case.
At the request of a US company in Russia that believes millions of dollars it paid to the Russian government and tax money.
Were diverted -- stolen by Russians with connections to the government.
Now admits he was 37 years old when he dies in the -- when he died in the allegations are.
That at best he was denied medical treatment while in jail at worst he was tortured Russia has been very defiant about this case.
And is even now trying mag knit -- posthumously for fraud to the Russian government has now passed this -- But appears to be -- retaliatory law prohibiting Americans from adopting Russian orphans naming the law after Dmitry Yakovlev.
A two year old boy who died while in the custody of US adoptive parents a few years ago -- are their -- precautions here.
There certainly are and even though this law was passed pretty much unanimously in Russia's.
Parliament or -- there are Russians who are speaking out against it saying that is terribly unfair.
That Russian orphans little children.
Are the losers in this political game.
Even Russians Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has indicated that he thinks this law with a big mistake and one of Russia's most outspoken political activists has said.
That every single member of that Duma who voted for the measure.
Should adopt a Russian child there are.
Three quarters of a million Russian orphans.
Waiting for homes.
In need of parents and only 181000 Russians on the list for adoption possibly the most heartbreaking casualties here.
In all of this the dozens of American families very close to adopting Russian children.
Families who've made numerous trips to Russia to bond with these children may now never get a chance to bring them to the United States.
Saying it's sad story Amy Kellogg live in London Amy thanks.
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