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The latest attempt to hold a gay rights march in Moscow was over before it began. Police broke up a crowd preparing to protest, arresting at least 24 activists, including the event’s organizers.
Reddit The activists had gathered in front of Moscow State University in the south-west of the city. As they began chanting slogans such as: “Equal rights, no compromise!” “We want the right for same-sex marriage!” and “We want a law against discrimination!” – Omon riot police moved in and made the arrests.
In just a few minutes the police had detained the entire group, including o
Originally posted by JanusFIN
Mother Russia has not been friend for gays, national orthodox church has lots of influence in modern Russias values, and if we want to look for reasons to this hostile attitude, we should turn our heads to religion, not to politicians.
Religions are again many steps behind over all development and progress.
MOSCOW, May 6 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Orthodox Church is commemorating St. George's day on Wednesday with church services devoted to the saint being held around the country.
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia led a festive procession with crosses and icons near a church named in honor of the saint in western Moscow, with Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov attending.