The precise number that will be allowed is unclear.
President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said last month that six
adoptions that had been approved by Russian courts would go
through, while another 46 that were still under way would not.
Rebecca and Brian Preece from Idaho, who hope to fly home
with 4-year-old Gabriel, a boy with Downs Syndrome, said
Tuesday’s ruling was “the news that our judge has been waiting
“Now hopefully, hopefully, hopefully she will issue the
decree,” Rebecca Preece told Reuters. “This is the most
emotionally difficult thing I have had to go through.”