Topic: Torry Hansen
A judge upholds requirement for a Tennessee woman to pay $150,000 in child support for a Russian boy she adopted but later sent back to Russia in April 2010.
Ranch for Kids owner denies claims of mistreatment and says she is concerned that the recent US-Russian adoption treaty may help Russian officials establish lawsuits against adoptive parents.
A 9-year-old Russian boy adopted by US parents died in a house fire last week, reminding Russians of several incidents of poor treatment of Russian orphans adopted by Americans.
When Russian President Medvedev visits Washington this week, he will sign a new agreement on international adoption.
06/22/2010 04:58 pm
Russian adoption to the US was suspended Thursday after a US family put their adopted child on a plane back to Russia. A US government delegation will travel to Moscow next week to clarify rules for international adoptions.
04/15/2010 02:24 pm
The case of a mother sending her adopted Russian child back could slow or even stop US-Russia adoptions. Russia was the No. 3 country for US international adoptions last year.
04/13/2010 09:28 pm
The country threatened to suspend adoptions by U.S. families after the seven-year-old was sent back to Moscow on a one-way flight.
04/10/2010 01:05 pm