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Posted: December 22, 2012 at 2:55 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The welfare of children is simply too important to be linked to other issues in our bilateral relationship.” Michael McFaul, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, on a proposed ban on the adoption of Russian children by U.S.

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