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Russia blocked an Olympian’s website for ‘gay propaganda’ after seeing this picture

Nick Duffy February 14, 2014
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Canadian bobsledder Justin Kripps’ website has been blocked in Russia, after he posted a picture of his bobsled team in their pants.

The picture shows Kripps, James McNaughton, Tim Randall, and Bryan Barnet checking their weight before a race last week.

Attempting to access his website in the country delivers an error screen, that says: “Dear users: We are very sorry, but access to the requested content is forbidden.

“Access is forbidden because of a law or decision by the lawmakers of the Russian federation.”

After discovering he couldn’t get to his website, the bearded bobsledder tweeted: “Looks like my website is censored in Russia, haha classic #SochiProblems”

He had also tweeted a pro-gay Olympic luging advert from the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion.

Related topics: Americas, anti-gay laws, Canada, censor, Europe, filter, G20, Internet, Moscow, putin, Russia, Russia, sochi olympics, Sochi Winter Olympics, Sochi Winter Olympics 2014, St Petersburg, Vladimir Putin, Winter Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

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