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Russian Education & Science Ministry to look into death of boy adoptee

Russian Education, Science Ministry to Look into Death of Boy Adoptee
MOSCOW. July 19 (Interfax) - The Russian Education and Science Ministry is determined to thoroughly look into all circumstances surrounding the death of 1.5-year-old Dima Yakovlev, a Russian boy recently adopted by a U.S. family, Education and Science Minister Dmitry Fursenko told Interfax. Fursenko called the incident "extraordinary. ""This is the first time that a tragedy has happened with a child adopted through an organization accredited in Russia," Fursenko said. All other deaths of Russian children adopted by U.S. families were related "to so-called independent adoption," he said.Story Source: Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English The remaining article:http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews+articleid_2413557&title=Russian_Education.html

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