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NZ cutting adoption ties with Russia after failed negotiations

TVNZ, Fri 27 Jan 2017, Andrea Vance Russia banned single Kiwis and same sex couples from adopting Russian children when New Zealand legalised gay marriage. Moscow is refusing to budge on the ban. And it is insisting that Russian officials have a say in future care placements within New Zealand if the adoption doesn’t work […]

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This website could help you find your birth parents through social media

SBS LIFE – By Shami Sivasubramanian   2 MAR 2016 – 11:48 AM ‘I’m Adopted’ is a website that provides support to adopted children who are looking for their birth parents. It’s common for adopted children to want to find their birth parents. What is less common is for adoptees to use social media to find them. Meet […]

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Russia’s Adoption Ban Two Years Later

Huff Post Posted: 12/31/2014 12:49 am EST Updated: 01/13/2015 3:59 pm EST “International adoptions remain in effect, no one banned them. But these kinds of adoptions do not play a major role in solving the problem of underage orphans.” Thus spoke Olga Batalina, chairperson of the Russian Duma’s Committee for Labor and Social Policy a […]

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Mom sends adopted boy back to Russia with note: I no longer wish to parent this child

BY LINDSAY GOLDWERT  DAILY NEWS WRITER Friday, April 9, 2010, 2:37 PM Two nations are in an uproar over an American woman who returned her adopted son to his native Russia as though he was a defective item to be shipped back to a department store. Seemingly happily matched at a Siberian orphanage last year, authorities were stunned to […]

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