Posts Tagged ‘Yakovlev Act’

Masha Quigley: A Russian Orphan Finds a Home

  Text, photos and video by JENG-TYNG HONG May 15, 2013 Last December, President Putin signed the Dima Yakovlev Act, banning Americans from adopting Russian children.  Controversial rhetoric echoing the Cold War era emerged almost instantaneously.  While Putin cites years of American families abusing Russian orphans, citizens from both countries see it as a political […]