The Answer to Russia's Orphan Crisis

RUSSIA FOREIGN ADOPTIONS

RUSSIA FOREIGN ADOPTIONS

** FILE ** Children look on in the Republican Hospital for Infectious Diseases, which specializes in treating HIV-positive children in Ust-Izhora outside St. Petersburg, Russia, in this Tuesday, May 30, 2006 file photo. Many Russian orphans born to HIV-positive mothers face discrimination on the part of health and educational officials. Authorities said Thursday they have halted the work of all foreign adoption agencies for several months, nearly shutting down the placement of children from Russia, the third most important destination for U.S. families seeking to adopt. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)