Modern Family

A judge in New York has banned a couple looking to undo their adoption from trying to ‘rehome’ their two Russian-born children—and other courts could soon follow suit.


A Long Island couple is trying to undo the adoption of two Russian children, saying agencies misled them about the kids’ identity and their mental-health problems.


In her new memoir, Tina Traster chronicles adopting a Russian child whose mercurial mood swings turned out to be a common problem among orphans from the Far East.

A year after Russia halted adoptions to the U.S. in retaliation for sanctions, neighboring Ukraine is becoming an attractive alternative for hopeful parents. But will the country’s protests strand orphans in need?