[Mumblings] The nationality and adoption problem

By Vadim Dovganyuk

[Originally intended for publishing on Facebook. However, I decided to publish it here on my blog instead, seems more fitting. Due to this change, there may be some statements that don’t seem to fit the context, this is the reason why.] One of the basic facts that most people know about me is, I love…

Orphans and their problems in Ukraine and Russia [2018 version]

By Vadim Dovganyuk

The problem for orphans in Ukraine and Russia When you hear Ukraine and Russia in 1 sentence, it is most often about the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine and how either Ukraine or Russia is bad.While this happens, there are very few who dare to notice the impact this conflict has on both sides children,…

The American Adoption Problem

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Earlier today I posted on Facebook my surprise, frustration, and annoyance of something I discovered through an American friend working at an adoption agency. The fact that the USA currently has almost 120 thousand children looking to be adopted, about double the number of registered children without parental care in Russia. And I don’t refer…

A horrible quote

By Vadim Dovganyuk

“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.” Ever heard of that quote? It’s quote of British crime writer Phyllis Dorothy James from her book “Time to be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography”. Also, it is among my most hated quotes in existence. This single quote easily leads to a lot of…