The Russian Foreign Ministry has announced a suspension of all U.S. adoptions of Russian children.  According to the Joint Council on International Adoption Services,  ”a delegation from the U.S. Department of State, lead by Ambassador Michael Kirby, will travel to Moscow and conduct meetings with Russian officials on April 20, 2010.”  For media accounts of this development, see the Washington Post story by Philip P. Pan, “Russia Suspends Adoptions to U.S. Families.” In the New York Times, see Clifford J. Levy, “Russia Suspends Adoptions by Americans,” and “Russia Seeks Ways to Keep Its Children.”