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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.

Russia had made it difficult to get access to the out WNBA star, who has been detained in the country since February.

May 20 2022 6:36 PM

Negotiations continue for the detained basketball star's release, with the NBA now aiding in the efforts.

May 18 2022 11:20 AM

The out WNBA star has already been in Russian custody for three months. 

May 13 2022 10:18 AM

Using a disguise and with the help of friends, the queer musician and activist made her way to Lithuania.

May 11 2022 2:00 PM

Tech companies are often fined for not removing content that the Kremlin has restricted. 

April 27 2022 2:57 PM

The basketball champion and Olympian has been detained in Russia since February. 

April 13 2022 11:01 AM

Retired basketball icon Lisa Leslie is speaking out.

March 30 2022 11:33 AM
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