The federal law banning LGBT propaganda among minors was passed unanimously by the Russian Duma; as the bill amended an existing child protection law, it is difficult to know whether or not all of the MPs, and their respective political parties, supported every aspect of the bill or not. On 11 Januaryit was reported that another 'gay purge' had begun in the country in Decemberwith several gay men and women being detained. The Committee recommended that the law should be repealed. Contribute today. Archived from the original on 15 June The reports of the persecution were met with a variety of reactions worldwide. Retrieved 31 May
Intwo openly gay men ran for seats in the Russian duma.
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