No new, final adoptions under ban, Russia says

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 2:54 a.m.

The Kremlin press secretary said Thursday that Russian children whose adoptions had already been approved by a court would be allowed to join their adoptive families in the United States and would not be affected by a ban on such adoptions that President Vladimir Putin signed into law last month.

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