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The Daily Beast: Publicity about a young gay man tortured in Russian-annexed Crimea has focused attention on a rapidly dwindling LGBT community

The Daily Beast: How Russia Drove Crimea’s LGBT Community Underground Shortly: According to a 2016 report, Violation of LGBTI Rights in Crimea and Donbass, by Anti-Discrimination Center Memorial and Kiev-based Center for Civil Liberties, social attitudes “changed under the influence…read more

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Torture of LGBT persons in Crimea: a testimony

Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” publishes this video-testimony about the use of torture against LGBT persons in Crimea following annexation of the peninsula by Russia. A gay person, who was forced to leave Crimea, testifies about him being tortured by the police…read more