Russian government tries to limit abortion


Eastern Europe

A girl holds Russian flag as she attends a public action themed, 'In defense of human life from the moment of conception (They could go to school)', in Moscow, Russia. Activists of the all-Russian public movement 'For Life' exhibit 2,000 pairs of children's shoes. Photo EPA, Yuri Kochetkov /YURI KOCHETKOV

In another attempt to crack down on abortion, the Russian Ministry of Health now studies the possibility of a ban on abortion for minors between 15 and 18 years old.