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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Russian Lawmakers Pass Anti-U.S. Adoption Bill, Then Party

Published 27 December 2012

Russia's upper house of parliament has come under fire for unanimously approving a bill that bars U.S. citizens from adopting Russian children. But the storm of criticism sparked by the bill did not appear to spoil the festive mood in the Federation Council, where lawmakers held end-of-the-year celebrations -- including a concert and a clown show -- moments after endorsing the controversial bill. (6 PHOTOS)