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Russia and the U.S. about to enter into next round of bilateral adoption talks

Russia and the United States are about to enter into their next round of talks aimed at drafting a bilateral adoption agreement in early December.
See Russia, U.S. to discuss child adoption deal Dec. 1-3
“There is reason to hope that the negotiations will help deal with the remaining issues and ensure the early signing of an [...]

Russian adoptees & an “Adoption Blogger Day” Ah, how special!

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These are Russian children, each adopted by Americans:

DAVID POLREIS, JR (birth name unknown)
LOGAN HIGGINBOTHAM (birth name unknown)
VIKTOR MATTHEY, born Viktor Sergeivich Tulimov
LUKE EVANS, (birth name unknown)
JACOB LINDORFF, (birth name unknown)
JESSICA ALBINA HAGMANN (birth name unknown)
ZACHARY HIGIER (born Nikita Khoryakovont)
MARIA ANASTASIA BENNETT, (birth name unknown)
LIAM DMITRY THOMPSON, born Dmitry Sergeyevich Ishlankulov [...]

Russia suspends American adoptions, the adoption industry tries to pretend the Artem’s case is not part of a broader pattern

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The last 24 hours have been a whirlwind. Obviously events are unfolding more quickly than even those who update far more often than I can keep up with, let alone my little blog.
The big news tonight is that Russia has put a freeze on all US adoptions until Russia and the US [...]

Russia opens an investigation into Dmitry’s death and the Harrison acquittal

If you are searching for general information about the case and the verdict please see my earlier overview post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry.
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This post is an update to an ongoing series of posts I have made about the death of Dmitry Yakolev/Chase Harrison and the agency that placed him, European [...]

Orson Mozes and the perfect symbiosis

I’m not going to write a great deal about the details of the crimes Mozes is accused of, instead I’d prefer to point readers at this Naples Daily News piece that pretty well serves as a backgrounder, Miami police nab ‘Most Wanted’ suspect who was released in Collier.
Also be sure to also see the earlier [...]

Dmitry’s Death and Miles Harrison’s Acquittal- part IV, The U.S. State Department reaction

If you are searching for general information about the case and the verdict please see my earlier overview post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry.
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This post is an update to an ongoing series of posts I have made about the death of Dmitry Yakolev/Chase Harrison and the agency that placed him, European [...]

Dmitry’s Death and Miles Harrison’s Acquittal- part III, The Adoption Industry waits with bated breath

If you are searching for general information about the case and the verdict please see my earlier overview post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry.
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This post is an update to an ongoing series of posts I have made about the death of Dmitry Yakolev/Chase Harrison and the agency that placed him, European [...]

Dmitry’s Death and Miles Harrison’s Acquittal- part II, The American Reaction

If you are searching for general information about the case and the verdict please see my earlier overview post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry.
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This post is an update to an ongoing series of posts I have made about the death of Dmitry Yakolev/Chase Harrison and the agency that placed him, European [...]

Dmitry’s Death and Miles Harrison’s Acquittal- part I, The Russian Response

If you are searching for general information about the case and the verdict please see my earlier overview post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry.
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This post is an update to an ongoing series of posts I have made about the death of Dmitry Yakolev/Chase Harrison and the agency that placed him, European [...]

Dmitry Yakolev / Chase Harrison- the Miles Harrison trial, ruling postponed, expected tomorrow

The verdict in the Miles Harrison trial has been handed down since this article was originally written. Please see my later post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry for more up to date information concerning the verdict. The article below appears as it was originally posted.
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This post is an update to an [...]