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How will suspicious death of adopted Russian boy affect the adoption process? Donaldson Adoption Institute's Pertman weighs in


CNN) - Officials in West Texas said Monday they are investigating the "suspicious" death of a 3-year-old boy, adopted from Russia, and a Russian official blamed the death on "inhuman abuse."

The boy was born on January 9, 2010, and died on January 21, 2013, according to Konstantin Dolgov, the Russian Foreign Ministry's special representative for human rights.

This comes amid a tense time between the U.S. and Russia, after Russia moved to ban U.S. adoptions in December.

Today on "Starting Point," Adam Pertman, executive director of Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, on Russian-U.S. adoption stalemate.

READ MORE: Russia decries death of adopted boy in Texas

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