Results tagged “Moscow” from Last Word

"Homophobia is policy in Putin's Russia!"    -Spectrum Human Rights, from the Virginia-based human-rights group's Nov. 16 release advisving that affiliates in Moscow and Russian media are reporting that two gunmen opened fire at 5 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, Moscow time, on a popular gay nightclub there, Central Station. While bullets struck the buildling housing the club, no one was ... [Read]

''Traditional sexual relations are relations between a man and a woman, which … are a condition for the preservation and development of the multi-ethnic Russian people.... It is precisely these relations that need special protection by the state.'' Russian legislator Yelena Mizulina speaking to the Duma in support of a law banning “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations.” The bill ... [Read]