RUSSIA: Paratroopers Attack Gay Rights Activist In St. Petersburg

Pink News reports:

A lone gay rights activist, Krill Kalugin, was assaulted by a violent group of Russian paratroopers in the city that was the birth place of the country’s anti-gay legislation. Mr Kalugin was holding a rainbow banner in St Petersburg that read “This is propagating tolerance” when he was attacked. Although riot police intervened to arrest the paratroopers, it is not known if Mr Kalugin was arrested or charged too.

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