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Thousands march to protest Russia's adoption ban

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People carry posters of Russian President Vladimir Putin with the words reading "For Russia without Herod!" during a protest rally in Moscow Sunday. The reference to Herod refers to the biblical ruler who murdered members of his own family and initiated the killing of infants in Bethlehem during the time of Jesus.


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Thousands of people marched through Moscow on Sunday to protest Russia's new law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, a far bigger number than expected in a sign that outrage over the ban has breathed some life into the dispirited anti-Kremlin opposition movement.
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