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Two arrested in Russia’s first LGBTQ+ ‘extremism’ criminal case

Graham Robson March 21, 2024

A Russian court has ordered a bar administrator and its art director to be placed in custody, accusing them of organising an “extremist organisation” under new legislation criminalising the LGBTQ community. They will remain in custody until May 18 and face up to 10 years in prison, according to the court in southwestern Russia. This […]

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