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Party for Socialism and Liberation: Russian Duma criminalizes LGBT movement

Russian Duma criminalizes LGBT movement

Legislature endorses anti-gay violence

By Saul Kanowitz

JUNE 15, 2013


Russian riot police detain gay activists at a rally in central Moscow.
Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP

On June 11, the Russian parliament, or Duma, passed a bill by a vote of 436-0 that criminalizes organizing for LGBT equality.

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