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News from within the borders of Russia and the fight for LGBT equality there. The country's president, Vladimir Putin, ignited an international firestorm in the summer after signing the so-called gay propaganda law, which prohibits positive depictions of LGBT people in the Russian media. Russia is a country in southern Eurasia. It is also the world's largest country, although it ranks eighth most populous. Russia has a rich cultural heritage, and has contributed such figures as Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Anton Chekhov, Anna Pavlova, and Igor Stravinsky.

By requiring Coming Out Russia to register as a 'foreign agent,' a judge has severely hampered the advocacy efforts of the group, it says.

July 24 2014 2:49 PM

RT correspondent Sara Firth quits in protest of network's pro-Russian government bias.

July 21 2014 7:08 PM

Before using a photographer's images to oppose same-sex marriage, NOM should probably take a look at the artist's portfolio.

July 07 2014 3:53 PM

The hairstyles and shoes soccer players wear apparently make the sport an 'abomination.'

July 07 2014 3:00 PM

It's been a year since Vladimir Putin signed the law banning LGBT 'propaganda,' and HRC has released a new report documenting ways it has become more dangerous in Russia.

June 30 2014 4:30 AM

From Putin's Olympic lies to an absurd Valentine's Day incident at a Russian elementary school, HRC lays out the impact of Russia's nationwide ban on so-called gay propaganda.

June 28 2014 7:00 AM

Russian multitalent Seva Galkin brings his ridiculously sexy photos from his collection Russian Hooligans to a post-Pride exhibit.

June 25 2014 4:00 AM
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