Adoption

Russian Legislators Considering Ban on Foreign Same-Sex Couples From Adopting Russian Children

Lower house of the Duma will vote on the legislation next week

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MOSCOW, June 10 (UPI) — Russian lawmakers may decide to ban the adoption of Russian children by foreign same-sex couples, officials said Monday.

State Duma lower house Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said Monday lower house is considering passing legislation that would ban adoptions of Russian children by foreign same-sex couples, ITAR-Tass reported.