Tag Archives: Russia

Russian city bans abortion for a day in memory of the Slaughter of the Innocents

By Dave Andrusko A statement that appeared on the website of the Archdiocese of Yaroslavl declared January 11 a “day of silence without abortions.” Abortion is rampant in Russia with one of the highest abortion rates in

Russia: Church and State Sign Agreement to Prevent Abortion

Editor’s note. This analysis comes from the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues (PNCI). The Ministry of Health in Russia has signed an agreement with the Russian Orthodox Church that includes prevention of abortion and provision of palliative

“Masha the Cat” a hero for saving abandoned infant

  By Dave Andrusko Unlike most baby abandonment stories, this little boy was not a newborn but about 2 ½ months old, and showed no signs of abuse or neglect. But had it not been for a

Russian adoption ban gets sudden reprieve days after taking effect

By Susan Michelle Tyrell A law that was supposed to take effect this month barring the adoption of Russian children by Americans has been granted what some are calling a “miraculous” reprieve. The law signed by Russian

Russian Parliament Passes New Limitations on Abortion

By Dave Andrusko The details are pretty sketchy, but the news is encouraging. The Russian parliament today took another step forward to reining in the number of abortions that are conservatively estimated at more than one million

Russia Passes Law Requiring Warning of Abortion Complications

By Dave Andrusko Russian President Dmitri A. Medvedev yesterday signed a number of amendments to the law on advertising requiring abortion ads to carry warnings about their side effects, including loss of fertility. “The new amendments require

Russian Lower House Requires Warnings in Abortion Advertisements

By Dave Andrusko Faced with the grim truth that nearly as many babies are aborted than born alive (if not more), the Duma, the lower house of the Russian Parliament Friday approved a law that requires that