Changes in the Russian-American agreement on adoption of children
To ratify the agreement between the Russian Federation and the United States on the adoption of America made a series of events and accidents, which have suffered as a result of the children of Russia, adopted by citizens of America.
The main changes of the agreement on adoption between the Russian Federation and the United States aim to protect life, health and well-being of Russian children, which are transmitted from orphanages to grow up in American families. Prior to the development of a new agreement 19 adoptive children from Russia were killed by adoptive parents from America's hands. But Russian officials have put the issue on the agenda in April 2010, when the seven-year baby was sent to Russia by himself. The foster mother of the child in the plane landed and later explained to authorized persons, that the boy had behavior problems. After this blatant case of officials demanded to ban the adoption of Russian children by American citizens. All adoption agencies to temporarily freeze the application of US citizens. Only in 2011, the Russian parliament has ratified an adoption agreement between Russia and America. This will help stop quarrels and resume adoptions. Currently, US citizens can adopt a child from Russia, if, within 12 months from the date that the Social Accounting kid not taken Russian families. All adoptions are carried out through licensed special agency, which subsequently required to perform control over the life and upbringing of the adopted child. The competent social workers from Russia will visit the American family, and submit a full report to the Russian authorities. In addition, the new agreement guarantees the adoptive parents receive extensive information on the medical and social history of the adopted children. The Russian authorities will be able to exercise full control over the welfare of adopted children. Orphans will have more opportunities to leave the social institutions and gain a full family.