MOSCOW – On January 22, Russian State Duma adopted a new piece of legislation in an effort to punish Americans for the notorious “Magnistky bill” that bans Russian officials from entry to U.S.. The new law bans adolescent Russian diabetics from receiving any form of treatment at U.S. hospitals or using U.S.-produced insulin.
This is Russia’s second punitive action against U.S. for the anti-Russian Magnistsky bill which banned Russian officials suspected in killing a human rights activist in a Moscow jail. Russia’s first round of revenge to U.S. came in form of a bill banning American couples from adopting Russian orphans and robbing them of a happy orphan childhood in Russia. The law is expected to save hundreds of Russian orphans from so-called “families” in U.S. [Read more…]