www.cnn.com/2015/02/04/europe/russia-lesbian-photobomb Russian politician behind controversial anti-gay propaganda law is caught up in social media storm after he was pictured in photograph of two women kissing.
www.washingtonblade.com/2015/02/25/russian-lesbian-finds... BALTIMORE — Nadya, a 31-year-old lesbian from Russia, and her girlfriend of nearly six years were talking at a coffee shop in Northwest Baltimore early in the evening of Feb. 20.
www.theguardian.com/.../03/russian-lesbians-selfie...milonov... Two lesbian activists found themselves sitting in the row in front of Vitaly Milonov, the architect of Russian’s anti-gay laws, on a flight from Moscow to St Petersburg. So the women took a selfie of themselves kissing to protest against his anti-gay policies, featuring the sleeping politician in
www.nytimes.com/2013/07/22/opinion/russias-anti-gay... RUSSIA’S president, Vladimir V. Putin, has declared war on homosexuals. So far, the world has mostly been silent. On July 3, Mr. Putin signed a law banning the adoption of Russian-born children not only to gay couples but also to any couple or single parent living in any country ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_history_in_Russia The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT) in Russia and its historical antecedents (i.e., the Soviet Union, the Russian Empire) has largely been influenced by the political leanings and levels of liberalism or tolerance of the rulers.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_LGBT_network The Russian LGBT Network (Russian: Российская ЛГБТ-сеть) is a non-governmental LGBT rights organization working for the social acceptance of and protection of the rights of LGBT people in Russia.