For the first time in 15 years, Americans view Russia as unfriendly to the U.S., due in large part to the country's violent crackdown on LGBT people, a new Gallup poll reveals.
Masha Gesen, a gay journalist in Russia, continued to speak out about what she calls the Kremlin's 'gay hate campaign' in a CNN roundtable discussion last week.
The Olympic Truce, a statement of international goodwill, says Russia 'will promote social inclusion without discrimination of any kind.'
President Obama responds to Russia's new antigay law.
The law will impose steep fines on any individual, media, or legal entity discussing "non-traditional sexual relations."
The Russian president says gays and lesbians are "not discriminated against in any way" in his country, despite a law that passed the lower house of Parliament unanimously banning discussion of or "promoting homosexuality to minors."