SPECIAL REGIONAL CONSIDERATIONS - RUSSIA
Note: Due to frequent changes in the adoption procedures in Russia, the information on this page may not be up-to-date. Please check with your agency for the most current regulations.
Intercountry Adoption News
The latest news affecting adoptions can be found here: adoption.state.gov/adoption.homepage.html.
Russia is not party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Adoption Convention). Therefore, when the Hague Adoption Convention entered into force for the United States on April 1, 2008, intercountry adoption processing for Russia did not change.
3 US Department of State, Russia, adoption.state.gov/country/russia.html
Unless otherwise noted content is from THE HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEDICINE by Laurie C. Miller. © 2004 by Oxford University Press, Inc. Used by Permission.