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Police officers detain a protester near the State Duma, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. People picket parliament's lower chamber, to protest against planned debate of an amendment that would ban Americans from adopting Russian children. The poster reads: Are orphans guilty of Magnitsky's death ? Stop putting shame on yourselves! Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian lawyer who was arrested by the officials he accused of a $230 million tax fraud. He was repeatedly denied medical treatment and in 2009 died in jail. (AP Photo/Novaya Gazeta, Yevgeny Feldman)