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It has been used to prosecute LGBT activists and charities, as well as online support groups for teenagers in Russia, where gay couples are frequently harassed. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. LGBT rights groups say homophobic attacks have rocketed since president Vladimir Putin approved the controversial law outlawing the promotion of a gay lifestyle to minors in Punishments range from flogging to the death penalty.
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Gay people are allowed to serve in the military, but there is an unofficial "Don't ask, don't tell policy". Languages This page is available in: English You can also translate it on the fly:. Although sexual activity between gay people was decriminalised in , homosexual couples are not eligible for the legal protections offered to heterosexuals in Russia. Pavel Stotsko and Yevgeny Voitsekhovsky said they also had their electricity and internet cut off by plainclothes police who stormed their apartment in Moscow.
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Our view. On January 29, , a few hours before receiving the threats, the Russian LGBT Network had submitted a complaint to the Investigative Committee of Russia asking it to probe into allegations of illegal detention, as well as torture and at least one murder, of at least 14 LGBT individuals in the Zavodskoy police department and in the Grozny building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. Gina Miller. About 40 people were detained in Chechnya on suspicion of homosexuality: victims were brutally beaten and tortured with electricity, at least two of them were tortured to death by security forces. Here's the lowdown.
Already registered? Steve Coogan. It has been used to prosecute LGBT activists and charities, as well as online support groups for teenagers in Russia, where gay couples are frequently harassed. Katya screams orders at the group, at one point telling them not to hit him too hard, at another, threatening the terrified, whimpering man with worse violence. Try Independent Minds free for 1 month to access this feature. Dima put it best.