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23.01.2015

Today Dzerzhinsky District court of Nizhny Tagil found Elena Klimova guilty of “propaganda of homosexuality”. The founder of the project Children-404, which provides aid for LGBT minors all over the country, was fined 50 000 rubles. 

 

30.12.2014

The first hearing on the new case against Elena Klimova, the founder of the project Children-404, took place yesterday. The court postponed the hearing and requested confirmation of the prosecutor’s expert qualification. 

 

23.12.2014

The Russian LGBT Network summarized the results of the poll devoted to the violation of LGBT’ human rights in Russia. The survey showed that almost half of the respondents faced psychological violence in 2014. 

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19.12.2014

On December 15, 2014, the Ministry of Justice included Arkhangelsk regional non-governmental organization “Rakurs” (a collective member of the Russian LGBT Network) in the register of “foreign agents”.

10.06.2014

KISS OFF! is a global initiative created by multimedia artist Danielle 'DMo' Oke of the creative hub DMoArtWorlds. During the week of June 28 to July 4, 2014 people around the world are encouraged to share a photo or vine video of a same-sex kiss in the name of love, equality and human rights. It is a creative way to challenge societal homophobia and bring awareness to the persecutions people face because of their sexual orientation and identity. Let's use art to educate and unite!

11.03.2014

The first Russian Open LGBT Games were held in Moscow from the 26th of February to the 2nd of March. In this event, organized by the federation of LGBT-Sports with the support of the coalition of the Russian LGBT Organizations, 330 athletes from eleven countries participated. From the very first day, organizers and participants were faced with attempts to disrupt the Games. Pressure was administered with the involvement of police forces, the Federal Migration Service and Moscow authorities.

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