Intercountry adoption: Russian parliament ratifies Russia-US pact

The Russian parliament ratified an adoption law aimed at regulation the adoption of Russian children by Americans a year after the agreement was reached with the US.

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    Artyom Savelyev, a 9-year-old Russian boy, is in a foster home in Tomilino, outside Moscow in April 2012. Savelyev is a Russian boy whose adoptive mother sent him on a plane alone from the US back to Moscow in April 2010. Today the Russian Parliament ratified a law aimed at regulating the adoption of Russian children by Americans.
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