Vladimir Putin

The latest news about Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia. Putin generated worldwide controversy with the signing of the so-called gay propaganda laws in Russia, which prohibited LGBT representation in the media as well as public displays and protests that can be seen by children. A long-time officer in the KGB, Vladimir Putin assumed office in 2000, succeeding Boris Yeltsin after he resigned from office. Critics have questioned his status as a democratic leader, with many branding him as a dictator.

From Harvard to Twitter, Trump and his Russian frenemy are really getting on people's nerves. 

April 13 2017 6:36 AM

The LGBT rights group wants Tillerson to press Vladimir Putin and others regarding the attacks on gay men in the Russian republic of Chechnya.

April 12 2017 4:53 PM

The Justice Ministry quietly designated the photoshopped image of President Vladimir Putin wearing makeup as "extremist" material, essentially outlawing it from being circulated.

April 06 2017 7:59 AM

The GOP nominee claims to have our backs, while at the same time expressing admiration for a nation that criminalizes “gay propaganda.”

July 28 2016 9:05 PM

There's another setback in the on-again, off-again, is-it-really-you drama over an invitation by the Russian president to meet the British pop star. 

May 26 2016 11:51 AM

Russia's 'gay propaganda' law protects children, Graham said on a recent visit to the nation.

November 03 2015 7:12 PM

Apple's icons representing same-sex relationships could get the company fined under the country's ban on gay propaganda, according to a new report. 

September 28 2015 2:55 PM
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