‘Vile homophobe’ Tory councillor goes on anti-gay rant in Moscow 28
9:25 AM — A recording has emerged of a newly-elected Tory councillor going on a vile homophobic rant at an event in Moscow, and bragging about persuading MPs to vote against same-sex marriage.
21st May 2015
Jason Collins: It is wrong for FIFA to allow Russia and Qatar to host World Cups 3
5:05 PM — Retired professional basketball player Jason Collins, has hit out at FIFA for allowing World Cups to be held in Russia and Qatar.
18th May 2015
Russian police detain protesters at IDAHOT flashmob 3
10:50 AM — 17 Russian activists were detained by police for a pro-gay event in Moscow.
15th May 2015
Russia’s policies blamed for growing HIV epidemic 6
3:20 PM — Vladimir Putin's government policies have been blamed for contributing to the spread of HIV in Russia.
12th May 2015
Swedish peacekeepers using ‘gay sailor’ to repel Russian submarines 8
11:17 AM — A peace group are using a neon sign of a dancing sailor to keep Russian submarines out of Swedish waters.
5th May 2015
This woman posted smiling pictures of the homophobes who sent her vile threats 16
8:35 AM — A Russian woman who was sent vile and abusive homophobic messages on social media has shamed those responsible by posting their photos online.
4th May 2015
Gay rights activists allowed to march in Russian May Day parade 19
1:57 PM — Despite a federal anti-gay law, LGBT rights activists and allies were allowed at the weekend to march in a May Day parade in Russia.
1st May 2015
Russian MP thinks Apple’s free U2 album was ‘gay propaganda’ 21
6:54 PM — A Russian politician has claimed that Apple's decision to give iTunes users a free U2 album was a ploy to make people turn gay.
27th April 2015
This is the photo which lost a gay teacher her job in Russia 11
2:05 PM — This is the photo, shared on social media, which lost a lesbian teacher her job in Russia, as her employer was told she was "abnormal" and "unhealthy".
23rd April 2015
Gay Russian teacher loses court appeal to be reinstated after being outed 9
5:40 PM — A Russian teacher who was sacked in December for "immoral" behaviour after being outed by an anti-gay activist, has lost her case in court to be reinstated.
17th April 2015
Watch: You won’t believe what the Russian Army is marching to 6
6:18 PM — Russia is a country that has built itself on a macho reputation - and usually its armed forces are no different...
14th April 2015
Russian Siri refuses to talk about gays: ‘I will pretend I didn’t hear that’ 12
11:48 AM — It has emerged that Apple's virtual assistant Siri refuses to discuss homosexuality in Russia.
5th April 2015
Exclusive: BBC cuts gay rights protest from Eurovision anniversary show 46
2:01 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The BBC has admitted it removed scenes of Russia being booed over anti-gay laws from the broacast of Eurovision's Greatest Hits.
27th March 2015
David Cameron: I personally raised gay rights with Vladimir Putin 11
3:36 PM — David Cameron has said that he has personally raised Russia's poor record on gay rights with Vladimir Putin.
21st March 2015
Russia calls for UN vote to block benefits for gay staff 33
11:17 AM — Russia is attempting to force a vote to ban the United Nations from providing benefits to staff with same-sex spouses.
13th March 2015
Vladimir Putin is definitely not dead, Kremlin insists 32
8:11 PM — The Kremlin has been forced to deny that Russian President Vladimir Putin has died - after he cancelled a string of public appearances.
IKEA pulls Russian magazine over anti-gay law 9
3:06 PM — IKEA has pulled the Russian edition of its Family Life magazine to avoid being in breach of the country's anti-gay propaganda law.
Anti-gay lawmaker calls for Russia to boycott Eurovision 21
2:51 PM — Anti-gay Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has called for Russia to boycott this year's Eurovision Song Contest, due to champion Conchita Wurst.
4th March 2015
Russia tries to block UN from providing benefits to gay employees 19
7:03 PM — Russia is trying to block the United Nations from opening up its employee benefits to gay and lesbian couples.
27th February 2015
Russian police raid club owned by ‘lesbian selfie’ woman 15
11:39 AM — Russian police raided the lesbian nightclub Infinity, run by the woman who kissed her girlfriend in a viral photo.