The Current State on Russian Orphans Essay

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Every year approximately one thousand Russian orphans are adopted by American couples. As of early 2012, President Vladmir Putin has called for a ban on all Americans adopting Russian children. Due to intense relations between America and Russia and the increasing death and illness rate of Russian children living in America, Russian officials have ceased adoption by American couples. By denying access to Russian orphans, the government is bound to cause an increase in children with mental disease and possibly prevent these children from prospering for their future.
In 2008 the first incident of an adopted Russians death occurred. Dima Yakovlev, or otherwise known as Chase Harrison passed after his father had accidentally left him in the
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Every year approximately one thousand Russian orphans are adopted by American couples. As of early 2012, President Vladmir Putin has called for a ban on all Americans adopting Russian children. Due to intense relations between America and Russia and the increasing death and illness rate of Russian children living in America, Russian officials have ceased adoption by American couples. By denying access to Russian orphans, the government is bound to cause an increase in children with mental disease and possibly prevent these children from prospering for their future.
In 2008 the first incident of an adopted Russians death occurred. Dima Yakovlev, or otherwise known as Chase Harrison passed after his father had accidentally left him in the car one hot day. While there are many other similar cases of death due to neglect by their adopted parents, the rate of death is nothing compared to the number of children who are brought to American from Russia and are given a better home and life.
The reason these children have a better chance at being adopted by Americans is because many Russian couples don’t want to adopted these orphans due to them having many illnesses such as HIV. While many natives don’t wish to care for these children and take them home, many American couples are so desperate to have these children as their own and love them just as much as these neglected children wish to be loved.
In one article by author Mary Gold, Gold talks of the condition she found her

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