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Posted: December 28, 2012 at 1:26 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I intend to sign the law, as well as a presidential decree changing the procedure of helping orphaned children, children left without parental care, and especially children who are in a disadvantageous situation due to their health problems.” Russian President Vladimir Putin, on a bill banning the adoption of Russian children by U.S.

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Front Section, Pages 5 on 12/28/2012