Nikolai Alexeyev

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Russian high court rules against LGBT activist, upholds ‘gay propaganda’ law

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
MOSCOW -- Russia’s highest court has ruled that a controversial law banning “gay propaganda” is not in breach of that nation's Constitution. [ Read more → ]

Anti-LGBT violence in Russia escalating rapidly and with more frequency

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
MOSCOW -- As news spread over the weekend of the horrific torture and murder of a young gay man in southern Russia, LGBTQ activists in the country are warning that such violence is escalating rapidly and with more frequency. [ Read more → ]

LGBT demonstrators in Russia attacked, jailed for unauthorized gay pride

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Russian police have arrested at least 14 LGBT activists for holding a unauthorized gay pride demonstration in St Petersburg on Saturday. [ Read more → ]

Officials revoke permission to organize Moscow’s first ever gay pride event

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Just weeks after organizers had been told they would be permitted to hold the first ever gay pride parade in the Russian capital, Moscow authorities on Tuesday rejected their application, citing a risk of public disorder. [ Read more → ]

Moscow officials grant approval for city’s first ever gay pride event

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Moscow authorities gave permission on Tuesday to allow the first ever gay pride parade to be held in the Russian capital. [ Read more → ]
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