Putin promises to sign adoption-ban bill

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 12:16 a.m.

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that he would sign into law a bill banning the adoption of Russian children by U.S. citizens, retaliating against a U.S. law that punishes Russians accused of violating human rights and dealing a setback to bilateral relations.

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