Russia Opens First Criminal Case Into ‘LGBT Extremism,’ Says Mizulina

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03/18/2024

Russian authorities have launched the country’s first-ever criminal case into “LGBT extremism,” the head of the Kremlin-aligned Safe Internet League Yekaterina Mizulina said Monday, just months after a top court banned the so-called “international LGBT movement.” Pro-war activists said earlier this month that they helped law enforcement agencies target a gay club in the city of Orenburg on suspicion of spreading “LGBT propaganda,” adding that 20 patrons had allegedly sued the venue. “The issue of opening a criminal case is currently under consideration,” a group of pro-war activists, known as the Russian Community of Orenburg, wrote on the messaging app Telegram at the time.

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