Russian gay activists arrested in St. Petersburg

Eight gay rights activists arrested in St. Petersburg, RussiaBY Huffington Post Gay Voices

Russian police have broken up attempts to hold two gay rights rallies in St. Petersburg, which this spring adopted a law against spreading “homosexual propaganda.”

Three rally organizers were arrested Saturday at a park in Russia’s second city, and five others were detained at a later rally attempt near the landmark Smolny complex, Russian news agencies reported.

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