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.

A European court ruled that Russia is in violation of human rights, but that's never stopped the government before. 

November 27 2018 9:30 AM

The U.S. is part of a 16-nation coalition setting up the investigation.

November 02 2018 5:40 PM

Organizers and activists reached out to the international community to fund the Moscow gathering that flies in the face of the anti-LGBTQ regime.

October 29 2018 12:40 PM

The rainbow face may be in violation of the country's "gay propaganda" ban.

August 31 2018 2:33 PM