Tag: Russia

A crying girl with her father
The story of Joshua Izzard is typical: as he traveled to Rome, his Russian wife decided to "return" to her homeland. Besides two suitcases, she took their daughter, the "burgeoning chip" in the war with her husband.
As more information is surfacing, it is more and more clear that the Russian government’s motivation is based on self interest, and not the genuine willingness to change its predatory behaviour. The neo-communists of current Russia have finally concluded that they will gain more than they will have to give up (anyone willing to bet, […]
Finland and Russia are on their way to sign a Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. A recent diplomatic row between the two neighbours after a Finnish consulate official involvement in a re-abduction of child, may have been a final push.