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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.

The Russian president made the remark in a speech defending what he called the “spiritual values and historical traditions” of his country.

October 22 2021 1:29 PM Updated

The film's Russian distributor reportedly nixed an intimate scene between stars Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci.

March 12 2021 1:37 PM

A distributor feared the country's "gay propaganda" law, so much so that it asked critics not to mention "gay" in reviews.

March 11 2021 2:47 PM