LGBT activist left Russia after commenting on Chechen minister.

Activist from Mordovia Karolina Kanaeva, speaking in defense of Chechen gays, left Russia after threats from opponents of LGBT people. They followed Kanaev’s appeal to Ramzan Kadyrov and a comment on behalf of Chechen Minister Dzhambulat Umarov. Karolina Kanaeva lived in Saransk and actively supports the rights of LGBT people, participated in a flashmob against … Continue reading LGBT activist left Russia after commenting on Chechen minister.