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Russian Adoptions Slow but not Stopped a Year after Uproar

Russian Adoptions Slow but not Stopped a Year after Uproar

April 7, 2011 at 4:55 am

A year after a woman in Shelbyville sent the international adoption world into a frenzy, placements from Russia are returning to a “new normal.”

Still No Charges in Returned Russian Adoption

April 28, 2010 at 5:30 am

The investigation of a Shelbyville woman who sent her adopted son back to Russia has yet to yield any charges, and law enforcement officials sound doubtful it will.

Adoption Agency Lost Contact with Shelbyville Mother in March

April 13, 2010 at 7:37 am

The adoption agency overseeing the placement of a Russian boy in Shelbyville hasn’t talked to the mother in weeks. A 33-year-old nurse named Torry Hansen adopted a 7-year-old she named Justin last year and sent him back to Moscow last week with a note saying he has psychological problems. Russian officials have threatened to suspend international adoptions.