Catalogue by countries / Wanted: honest brokers for adoption

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ISS/IRC Code NEWS-ADOPT ENG-013
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Title Wanted: honest brokers for adoption
Author BABAKIAN Genine
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Date published/issue 10-07-1994
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Publisher The Moscow Times
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Free text The situation of adoptions in Russia where foreign prospective adopters can sometimes compete with Russian families who do not have as much money at their disposal to pay corrupt officials. Some people argue that intercountry adoptions are only a small proportion of the total adoptions processed in the country, and that there are still too many children in orphanages.

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