doctor of jurisprudence
The article covers the question of the adoption of Russian children by foreigners. There takes place the judicial analysis and estimation of the art. 4 of the Federal law on the 28th of December 2012 “On sanctions for individuals violating fundamental human rights and freedoms of Russian citizens”, establishing prohibition of the Russian children’s adoption by American citizens, and barring an action of the Agreement between Russia and USA “On cooperation in the sphere of adoption of children” of the 13th of July 2011. The author expresses the position on the question of the functioning of the institute of international adoption in Russia.
Keywords: family law, international adoption, international agreements, children, rights, obligation, retaliatory action (retortion) in family law.