Posted by on June 29, 2021 2:24 pm
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The U.S., British and Canadian embassies in Russia on Friday hoisted rainbow Pride flags on their buildings in Moscow, defying the country’s “gay propaganda” law signed by Vladimir Putin in 2013.

The law bans the “promotion” of “non-traditional sexual relationships”. Anyone found guilty under the law can be sentenced to heavy fines or up to 15 years in prison.

In a joint statement with colleagues from Australia, Iceland and New Zealand, the Western diplomats said the actions affirm the countries’ “commitment to protecting the human rights of all individuals, including #LGBTI+ persons.”

Today, Ambassador Sullivan joins other Ambassadors and Chargés d’Affaires in affirming our countries' commitment to protecting the human rights of

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