In Russia there are somewhere between 1 and 4 million orphans. The legal code defends the right of the child and it’s right to a family – but potential adoptive parents say that it is practically impossible to adopt or obtain guardianships of a child. The internet news portal Fontanka in St. Peterburg conducted its own investigation to see how difficult these procedures are and who is benefitting from the process. Anna Filatova reports.
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