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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
[caption id="attachment_10638" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Alekseyev"][/caption] 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...

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