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  • 24th January 2012

    Russia: Gay pride suspicion stops nationalist jog 10

    The nationalist joggers were anonymously reported to the police (Photo: Andrew Malone)

    11:45 AM — Police in the Kaliningrad outpost of Russia have reportedly stopped a group of right-wing joggers after being wrongly tipped that they were staging an illegal gay pride parade.

  • 27th May 2011

    Moscow Pride marchers fear neo-Nazi attacks 36

    Campaigners fear attacks from neo-Nazi thugs (Photo: Chad Meacham)

    4:45 PM — Marchers in tomorrow's Moscow Pride fear they may be targeted by neo-Nazi thugs. The march was banned by city authorities on the grounds of potential public disorder but a small group of gay rights activists say they will take to the streets anyway.

  • 25th May 2011

    Moscow Pride to go ahead despite ban 102

    Activists have held illegal marches for six years (Photo: Chad Meacham)

    1:36 PM — Gay rights campaigners say they will hold Moscow Pride regardless of a ban. Activists applied to hold the event in Bolotnaya Ploshchad city park on Saturday but Mayor Sergei Sobyanin’s administration turned down the request, citing a risk of public disorder.

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