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    Last update: 23:13 03.04.2013
    23:13 03.04.2013

    Russian Adoptee Denies Sex Abuse Claim Against Father – Texas Sheriff

    A Russian-born teenager at the center of a brewing international scandal has denied allegations that she was sexually abused by her adoptive American father in Texas, a local law enforcement official told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

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  • Last update: 02:44 03.04.2013
    02:44 03.04.2013

    Texas Probes Sex Abuse Claim by Russian Adoptee

    Texas authorities are investigating allegations that an adopted Russian girl was sexually abused by her American father, according to a state official and the girl’s mother, who denied the allegation.

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  • Last update: 18:55 22.03.2013
    18:55 22.03.2013

    Moscow Urges Tighter Foreign Adoptions Procedure

    Russia's Foreign Minister called Friday for tougher requirements for foreigners wishing to adopt Russian children and demanded that US authorities prosecute a couple alleged to have abused their four adoptive children.

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  • Last update: 14:07 20.03.2013
    14:07 20.03.2013

    Most of Russian Cabinet Against US Adoption Ban - Deputy PM

    The majority of Russian ministers are against a recently approved ban on US nationals adopting Russian children, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said Wednesday.

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  • Last update: 09:24 08.03.2013
    09:24 08.03.2013

    Envoy Denies Blanket Ban on US Entry for Russian Lawmakers

    US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul denied late Thursday that hundreds of Russian legislators may be blacklisted for US entry for supporting a ban on adoptions of Russian children by Americans.

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  • Last update: 00:16 07.03.2013
    00:16 07.03.2013

    US Senator Denies Backing Adoption Ban Sanctions

    A US lawmaker on Wednesday denied a Russian newspaper report suggesting he supports punishing Russian officials who backed Moscow’s controversial ban on US adoptions under the auspices of the Magnitsky Act.

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  • Last update: 16:50 06.03.2013
    16:50 06.03.2013

    St.Petersburg Adoptions Still in Limbo After Anti-US Ban

    The adoptions of at least 33 children from St. Petersburg orphanages are still in limbo two months after American families were barred from adopting Russian children, the city’s ombudswoman said on Wednesday.

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  • Last update: 02:42 05.03.2013
    02:42 05.03.2013

    Russian Boy’s Death Still a Mystery, Despite Medical Findings

    A medical report describing the death in Texas of a 3-year-old adopted Russian boy as “accidental” raises valid questions about just how Max Shatto died and how authorities reached their conclusions, US child health experts said on Monday.

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    Last update: 17:23 03.03.2013
    17:23 03.03.2013

    Lavrov Praises Kerry’s Vow to Probe Russian Adoptees’ Deaths

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has welcomed the promise by US Secretary of State John Kerry to personally take part in investigating the deaths of Russian adoptees in the United States.

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  • Last update: 16:08 02.03.2013
    16:08 02.03.2013

    Russians Rally in Support of US Adoption Ban

    Pro-Kremlin activists staged a rally in central Moscow on Saturday to urge the government to extend a ban on US families adopting Russian children to all foreign nationals.

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  • Last update: 14:50 02.03.2013
    14:50 02.03.2013

    Russian Officials Rage as US Rules Adoptee’s Death ‘Accident'

    Russian officials reacted with a mixture of anger and suspicion on Saturday after officials in the United States said the death of a 3-year-old Russian child in Texas was an accident.

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  • Last update: 11:59 02.03.2013
    11:59 02.03.2013

    Russians to Rally in Support of US Adoption Ban

    Pro-Kremlin activists are to rally in central Moscow on Saturday to urge the government to extend a ban on US families adopting Russian children to all foreign nationals.

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  • Last update: 04:00 02.03.2013
    04:00 02.03.2013

    Texas Calls Boy’s Death Accidental, Probe Continues

    Medical examiners have determined that the death of a 3-year-old adopted Russian boy in Texas earlier this year was accidental but an investigation continues and criminal charges have not been ruled out, officials announced here Friday.

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  • Last update: 00:32 02.03.2013
    00:32 02.03.2013

    Criminal Charges Still Possible in Russian Boy’s Death: Texas Authorities

    Criminal charges could be filed in connection with the death in Texas of adopted 3-year-old Russian boy Max Shatto, also known by his Russian name Maxim Kuzmin, even though pathologists ruled the death accidental, local officials said here Friday.

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  • Last update: 00:18 02.03.2013
    00:18 02.03.2013

    Adopted Russian Boy’s Death an Accident: Texas Authorities

    Medical examiners in Texas have concluded that the death of 3-year-old Russian adoptee Max Shatto, also known as Maxim Kuzmin, was an accident, authorities in Texas announced here Friday.

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  • Last update: 22:05 01.03.2013
    22:05 01.03.2013

    Autopsy Complete in Death of Adopted Russian Boy: Sheriff

    An autopsy and medical examiner’s report on the cause of death for a 3-year-old Russian boy who died at the home of his adoptive parents in Texas on January 21 has been completed, Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson told RIA Novosti Friday.

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  • Last update: 03:50 01.03.2013
    03:50 01.03.2013

    Texas Officials Deny Kremlin Account of Adopted Child Death

    Texas authorities investigating the Jan. 21 death of 3-year-old Russian adoptee Max Shatto adamantly denied statements made Thursday by Russia’s child rights ombudsman Pavel Astakhov, claiming a Texas social worker said the boy’s adopted mother is responsible for his death.

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  • Last update: 20:55 26.02.2013
    20:55 26.02.2013

    Putin Urges to Remove All Child Adoption Hurdles

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that all obstacles that prevent Russians from adopting children should be removed as soon as possible.

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  • Last update: 03:46 23.02.2013
    03:46 23.02.2013

    Ukraine Moves to Probe Foreign Adoptions

    Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy has initiated a probe into living conditions and health of Ukrainian children adopted by foreigners in a wake of a recent spat between Russia and the United States over alleged abuse of Russian adoptees by US foster parents.

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  • Last update: 01:49 23.02.2013
    01:49 23.02.2013

    More ‘Troubled’ Adoptions in US Come from Russia, Say Experts

    US adoption officials say America experiences more “troubled” adoptions from Russia than from any other country, including adoptions that lead to abuse, neglect and in a small but tragic number of cases - death.

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