The restoration of American adoptions of Russian children is a logical first step in improving U.S.-Russia relations.
June 1, 2017
By Rachel Bauman
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In December 2012, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the “Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act (“the Magnitsky Act”) into law. The act contained provisions for the sanctioning of individuals for their involvement in the political persecution of Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian attorney who was allegedly singled out for abuse by the Russian authorities due to his investigation of government corruption. Less than a week later, the Russian State Duma nearly …read more
Source: Center on Global Interests