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    Russian ban of US adoptions awaits Putin's signature

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    There have been more demonstrations in the Russian capital over a proposed law to restrict Americans from adopting Russian orphans. There are claims it's simply tit-for-tat legislation following growing efforts in the US to stop what it claims are human rights violations inside Russia. More than 60,000 children have been adopted by US parents, including 1,600 orphans in 2011. Al Jazeera's Richard Martin reports.