deputy lukyanov
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Deputy Stands on Guard of the Orthodox Morality

I’s about exactly one year ago, on September 2, 2012, when Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading the draft law No. 8711 “On the Introduction of Changes…

Geoffrey R. Pyatt - US Ambassador in Kiev, Ukraine
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USA Is Against the Ukrainian Law on the “Gay Propaganda”

The eighth United States Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt reminded that the USA is against the laws on prohibition of so-called “gay propaganda” and also expressed his personal support…

Gay Armenia
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Armenia Withdraws Anti-Gay Law

Armenian police on Thursday withdrew a proposal that would have banned any public promotion of “non-traditional sexual relationships” in the country, similar to anti-gay laws in Russia. The proposed amendments…

Anti-Gay Bill Sparks Outcry in Ukraine
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Anti-Gay Bill Sparks Outcry in Ukraine

If a group of lawmakers have their way, TV shows and movies depicting gay people could be banned in Ukraine. Last month, six legislators, including President Viktor Yanukovych’s representative in…

Amnesty International Urging Ukraine to Combat Discrimination
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Amnesty International Urging Ukraine to Combat Discrimination

Amnesty International has called on the Ukrainian authorities to adopt legislation to combat discrimination against sexual minorities and to ensure the adequate police protection of the gay pride parade in…

Ukraine to Ban Word Gay Porn
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Ukraine to Ban Word “Gay”

They’re planning to ban any public mention of the word “gay” in Ukraine, as they recently did in St. Petersburg, Russia. The new law threatens media, civil society groups, human…

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“Loads of Bull” According to Tihipko

Deputy Prime Minister Serhii Tihipko, in charge of economic reforms ex officio, has aroused scathing criticism by saying that “you should not listen to ordinary people, as far as economic…