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Russia wants adopted boy back from US

Russia will discuss with US officials the return of the Kirill Kuzmin, a two-year-old Russian boy adopted by a Texan couple along with his brother, who died in January, a Russian diplomat said Saturday.The matter will be taken up at bilateral adoption talks in Washington in mid-April, the Russian foreign ministry’s human rights envoy, Konstantin Dolgov, told RIA Novosti.

Russia concerned by US refusal to charge dead boy's parents

Russia on Tuesday raised serious concerns about a US decision not to prosecute the adoptive parents of a Russian boy whose death has sparked a diplomatic row between the two countries. Russian officials claim toddler Max Shatto -- born Maxim Kuzmin -- was tortured and murdered in January by his adoptive US mother, whipping up a storm of controversy less than two months after Moscow banned US adoptions.

Russia concerned by US refusal to charge dead boy's parents

Russia said Tuesday it was seriously concerned by a US decision not to prosecute the adoptive parents of a Russian boy whose January death has sparked a diplomatic row between the two countries. Russian officials claim toddler Max Shatto -- born Maxim Kuzmin -- was tortured and murdered by his adoptive US mother, whipping up a storm of controversy less than two months after Moscow banned US adoptions.

Russia concerned by US move not to charge dead boy's parents

Russia said Tuesday it was seriously concerned by a US decision not to prosecute the adoptive parents of a Russian boy whose January death has sparked a diplomatic row between the two countries. Russian officials claim toddler Max Shatto -- born Maxim Kuzmin -- was tortured and murdered by his adoptive US mother, whipping up a storm of controversy less than two months after Moscow banned US adoptions.

Russia 'concerned' over US report adopted boy died accidentally

Russia on Saturday expressed concern over a US coroner's report that said an adopted Russian boy died in Texas accidentally, clearing his US parents of wrongdoing. Moscow learned of the coroner's findings that the death of Max Shatto (born Maxim Kuzmin) death was an accident "with concern," the foreign ministry's rights representative Konstantin Dolgov said in a statement.

Russia worried orphan 'harmed by lesbian couple'

Russia expressed "serious worry" Wednesday over the fate of a Russian boy adopted by an American woman who did not reveal that she is a lesbian, Moscow's latest broadside in a growing war of words over adoption. The ministry's human rights envoy Konstantin Dolgov said the situation in which the boy was placed under his new American family subjected him to conditions "harmful to his psychological health".
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