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Gay Advocate Sues over Famous Actor for Abasement of Human Dignity
An activist of the LGBT community demands 30 thousand rubles from the actor Ivan Okhlobystin as compensation for moral damage.
--31-01-2014--
Khodorkovsky Receives Polish Human Rights Award
Imprisoned Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has become the winner of the Lech Walesa award 2013, which promotes human rights.
--04-10-2013--
Court Paroles Russian Scientist Sentenced for Espionage
On Tuesday, a district court in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk paroled a Russian physicist Valentin Danilov who was imprisoned in 2004 for spying for China.
--14-11-2012--
Pussy Riot Member Addresses European Human Rights Court
Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of the protest punk group Pussy Riot, who was given a parole last week, has lodged a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights.
--19-10-2012--
Pussy Riot Shrotlisted for Sakharov Prize
Three jailed members of the punk group Pussy Riot were included to the shortlist of the prestigious prize named for Soviet human rights activist Andrei Sakharov.
--10-10-2012--
Yoko Ono to Award Pussy Riot Peace Prize
Pussy Riot punk band will receive the biannual 'Lennon-Ono' peace prize this Friday at the annual Amnesty International awards ceremony.
--21-09-2012--
USAID Stops Its Activity in Russia
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will stop operating in Russia, the U.S. Department of State reported.
--19-09-2012--
Russia's Supreme Court to Examine "Homosexual Propaganda" Law
A Supreme Court of Russia will consider the St. Petersburg's law about administrative responsibility for homosexual propaganda among minorities on October 3.
--30-08-2012--
Sochi Court Calls Gay Movement Extremist
A Sochi appeals court has upheld a lower court decision to deny registration of Pride House, a local gay movement, saying it constitutes a threat to Russias sovereignty.
--15-03-2012--
St. Petersburg Officials Intend to Punish Rammstein
As the new bill banning the promotion of homosexuality comes into force, the German metal group Rammstein would be penalized for the "immoral conduct".
--01-03-2012--
"Gay Promotion" is Banned in St. Petersburg
On Wednesday, St. Petersburg city assembly adopted the a scandalous bill imposing monetary penalty for any propaganda of homosexuality and pedophilia.
--09-02-2012--
St. Petersburg Officials Want to Ban LGBT Propaganda
The Deputies of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly have approved in the first reading a draft law on administrative responsibility for propaganda by the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
--17-11-2011--
Gay Christians to Gather in St. Petersburg
Lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender Christians from all over Eastern Europe are going to meet in St. Petersburg for a forum on September 16-18.
--14-09-2011--





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