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LGBT activist from Novocherkassk complains about law enforcers' pressure

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Fyodor Laptev, a volunteer of the Navalny's office and an LGBT activist, has told about his departure from Novocherkassk after law enforcers' threats to open a criminal case against him. According to Laptev, in September, law enforcers told him that his community in the social network on the LTBT topic fell under the article of "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors". In November, he was also summoned to the police for a talk.

Russia arrests LGBTQ activists protesting Chechen crackdown on gay men

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Russian police dragged away demonstrators who staged a nonviolent protest of the detention of gay men in Chechnya on Monday, as part of the worldwide celebration of May Day.

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