Homophobia: the conspiracy theory behind Russian fascism
Putin's fantasy of a "satanic" Western plot to corrupt Russia's youth
On 5 December Vladimir Putin decided it was worth his while to take a break from his disastrous invasion of Ukraine and find the time to enact a homophobic law. By the new tsar’s decree, it is now an offence for Russians to promote or “praise” LGBTQ+ relationships, or suggest that they are “normal”.
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