Congressman Pressures State Department to Seek End to Russia’s U.S. Adoption Ban

Report that United States Republican Representative Doug Collins of Georgia wrote a letter to the U.S. State Department to pressure Russia to end their ban on adoption of Russian children by citizens of the United States.  The Russian ban on U.S. citizens adopting Russian children was enacted by Russia in January 2013 in retaliation to the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act passed by the U.S. Congress prohibiting Russian officials with ties to the Russian mob from entering the United States or using the American banking system.

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