Austria’s OMV head tells Putin about joint plans with Gazprom to extract gas in SiberiaBusiness & Economy April 28, 15:16
Central Bank may lower key rate to 8.5% by year’s end — Ex-Finance Minister KudrinBusiness & Economy April 28, 15:02
Russia to reach target oil production cut level on April 30 — energy ministerBusiness & Economy April 28, 14:36
Bernie Ecclestone says racing track in Sochi remains among his favorite onesSport April 28, 14:19
Russia ready to provide Hitler’s skull to scrutinize its authenticitySociety & Culture April 28, 14:15
State-run Ukrainian bank launches seizure of ex-president Yanukovich’s assetsBusiness & Economy April 28, 14:05
Russia to upgrade parachute for Ratnik ‘soldier of future’ combat outfitMilitary & Defense April 28, 13:46
Russia's Central Bank reduces key rate to 9.25%Business & Economy April 28, 13:39
Turkey, Russia clinch agreement on S-400 air defense system deliveriesMilitary & Defense April 28, 13:38
MOSCOW, December 17 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian State Duma lower parliament house is not considering a ban on adoptions of Russian children by U.S. citizens, speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Monday after the Duma Council meeting.
“An amendment to this effect has not yet been submitted to the Duma’s committee. When it reaches the committee, we shall discuss it,” he stressed.
Earlier, deputy speaker Ivan Melnikov said that the State Duma might consider a bill providing Russia’s response to the United States’ Magnitsky Act on Wednesday, December 19. Amendments to the bill will be considered by the Duma’s sectoral committee at 18:00 Moscow time on Monday.
According to media reports, lawmakers are considering a number of amendments to the bill, including those banning U.S. citizens to adopt Russian children.