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HIV Wave Feared in FSU Central Asia

Healthcare systems in Eastern Europe and Central Asia remain woefully unable to cope with HIV/AIDS as the region’s raging epidemic – the fastest growing in the world – takes on…

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Over 60 Detained at LGBT Rally in Russia’s St.Petersburg

Sixty-seven people were detained at a gay pride gathering in St. Petersburg on Saturday as gay rights supporters clashed with anti-gay campaigners, a local police spokesman has said. The rally…

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Hollywood Star Paid for Russian Gay Funeral

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Tilda Swinton was behind a large donation that helped cover the funeral costs of Russian gay rights activist Alexei Davydov, who was buried in Moscow Monday, according…

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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…

Putin signs draconian anti-gay law
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Putin Signs Draconian Anti-Gay Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law yesterday one of the most draconian anti-gay laws on the planet. The new law, coming only seven months before Russia is to host…

Moscow government prohibits gay pride
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Despite Threat of Fine from Eurocrats, Moscow Government Prohibits ‘Gay Pride’

The Moscow city government has declined to issue a permit for a “gay pride” parade for the seventh year in a row, defying a European Court of Human Rights ruling…

Arrests for Violation of St. Petersburg Anti-Gay Law
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Arrests for Violation of St. Petersburg Anti-Gay Law

For the first time, police in St. Petersburg, Russia, have made arrests on the strength of a new law banning the dissemination of information on homo-, bi- and transsexuality. Two…

Cradle of Russian Culture Bans Gay Propaganda
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Cradle of Russian Culture Bans Gay Propaganda

Lawmakers in Russia’s second largest city, St Petersburg, passed a bill on Wednesday imposing fines for spreading gay “propaganda” among minors, a law critics said could be used to clamp…