Thursday, January 10, 2013

Russian Bilateral Agreement will be Working Until 2014

MOSCOW, Jan. 10 - RIA Novosti. Agreement on the Adoption of the United States will cease to have effect in the first days of January 2014, told RIA Novosti press-secretary of state, Dmitry Peskov.

"Now the agreement is valid," - said Peskov, adding that it will last for years. According to him, the instrument will be eliminated in the first days of January 2014.

According to the document of adoption, "the agreement shall be valid for one year from the date on which one of the parties through diplomatic channels to inform the other party of its intention to terminate the agreement."

Russian Foreign Ministry officially handed over to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow on January 1 note with a notice of termination of the agreement with the United States for adoption in connection with effect from the same date of the federal law "On measures against persons involved in the violation of fundamental human rights and freedoms, rights and freedoms of citizens of the Russian Federation, "which is called" the law of Dima Yakovlev".

This resonance law was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on 28 December.

Russian law takes its informal name after the boy, who was killed in July 2008 in Herndon, near Washington after adoptive father on the day he left in a closed car. According to official data, the U.S. State Department, for 20 years the number of known cases of death at the hands of Russian children by American adoptive parents is 20 though adopted were about 60 thousand orphans from Russia.

"The law of Dima Yakovlev" - is Russia's response to the received in the U.S. "Magnitsky Act", which introduces visa sanctions against a number of Russians.

Russian law provides for drawing up a list of Americans who have violated the rights of Russians, or were involved in the crimes against them. They were denied entry into Russia, and they control the activities of legal entities on the territory of the Russian Federation will be suspended. This rule applies to any aliens who violate the rights of Russians, not just for Americans. Also introduces a ban on the activities in Russia from the U.S. funded NGOs and political non-profit organizations whose work threatens the interests of Russia.

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