Deputy director of Kamchatka airport was killed because he was gay. Retrieved 15 August Ban on the promotion of homosexuality. In the interview, they claimed friends had recommended Salisbury as a tourist destination. Retrieved 10 January Obama said that he was proud of the work the activists were doing. Fifteen minutes later, Alexander was already answering questions at the police station, where officers and forensic experts, to his surprise, behaved professionally.
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LGBT rights in Russia
His aides had said that Obama's opposition to the anti-gay propaganda law was one reason Obama had canceled a meeting previously planned to have been held with Russian President Putin during the trip. Sincenumerous regions in Russia have enacted varying laws restricting the distribution of materials promoting LGBT relationships to minors; in Junea federal law criminalizing the distribution of materials among minors in support of non-traditional sexual relationships, was enacted as an amendment to an existing child protection law. Retrieved 23 January Political parties in Russia have generally been reluctant to oppose this or other discriminatory policies against the LGBT community due to prevailing public opinion and the fact that the current laws effectively criminalize public support for LGBT-rights. Retrieved 4 January In June the national parliament the State Duma unanimously adopted, and President Vladimir Putin signed,  a nationwide law banning distribution of materials promoting LGBT relationships among minors. Dmitry says he was once raped by the same men who broke his window in December
Retrieved 16 February One of the assailants even kicked it in deeper. How a Swedish athlete at the Moscow World Championships could be imprisoned for her nail varnish. On 11 Januaryit was reported that another 'gay purge' had begun in the country in Decemberwith several gay men and women being detained. Anti-gay purges in the Chechen Republica part of the Russian Federationhave included forced disappearances — secret abductions, imprisonment, and torture — by authorities targeting persons based on their perceived sexual orientation. In addition, sexual maturation disorder has been removed, along with dual-role transvestism. There have been notable objections to the organization of gay pride parades  in several Russian cities, most prominently Moscowwhere authorities have never approved a request to hold a gay pride rally.