RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Dec 31, 2012

TODAY: Putin signs adoptions bill, Russians support it; Magnitsky suspect acquitted; passenger jet crash kills five; Syria conflict; Serdyukov remains silent; police to secure New Year’s festivities. As predicted, Vladimir Putin gave his signed approval to a bill banning U.S. citizens from adopting Russian children.  The Church quickly voiced its support for the bill, earning […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Dec 28, 2012

TODAY: Adoption bill causes anguish among U.S. families; Duma proposition to ban foreigners from television work; Lavrov says time running out on Syria; Magnitsky verdict expected; Serdyukov appears for questioning; Nashi going abroad.  News that President Vladimir Putin will sign into law a bill banning U.S. citizens from adopting Russian orphans will cause ‘anguish’ among […]