President Putin

A Russian flag featuring Prime Minister Vladimir Putin flies above his supporters as they celebrate Putin's victory as they rally at the central Manezhnaya Square just outside the Kremlin in Moscow, March 5, 2012. Police said that some 15,000 people were taking part in a rally in support of the Russian strongman outside the Kremlin walls. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pres. Vladimir Putin Bans U.S. Adoptions Of Russian Kids

President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children, part of a harsh response to a U.S. law targeting Russians deemed to be human rights violators.