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Moscow court rejects appeal, reaffirms 100-year ban on LGBT pride events

Friday, August 17, 2012
Nikolai Alekseyev
The Moscow City Court on Friday again confirmed its 100-year ban on all LGBT pride events in the Russian capital, and rejected an appeal by Nikolai Alekseyev, the leader of a Russian gay rights community and the organizer of previous gay pride events. [...]

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Russian gay rights activist safe after mysterious kidnapping

Saturday, September 18, 2010
Russia’s top gay-rights activist says he was kidnapped and pressured by his captors to withdraw a complaint against Moscow authorities from the European Court of Human Rights. Nikolai Alekseyev resurfaced early on Saturday in Moscow after being arrested at the capital’s Domodedovo airport late on September 15 as he prepared [...]

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