Russian Duma looks at extension on ban on LGBT propaganda
The Russian ban on propagating non-traditional sexual relationships might be extended. A proposal to change the Criminal Code is tabled at the Russian State Duma. The ban should not be applied to minors only anymore but to the general public. The penalties on breaking the regulations will get higher too.
Capitals of Moldova and Georgia ban Pride marches
The Moldovan capital of Chisinau will not allow an LGBT pride march in the city. In Georgia, a similar ban was imposed.
Protecting traditional values only on the basis of religion, Russian church says
The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) supports a bill to protect traditional values for the country. However, it believes that this must be based on faith in God. The church wants a firm resistance against Western values as “LGBT propaganda and non-traditional relations.”