The Russian adoption ban fits the Putin agenda: The logic of the Dima Yakovlev law is inevitable but short-sighted

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By banning US citizens from adopting Russian orphans, the Putin administration is attempting to deflect attention away from corruption issues and utilise anti-American sentiment to discredit opponents. But these latest efforts at manipulating public opinion may have unintended consequences.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Volume2013
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

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