Posted on March 24, 2020March 24, 2020 by LGBT World BesideOctober 2019 (Archive) A journalist from the ABC channel came to Chechnya to shoot a report on gay life – and admitted to the head of the Chechen police that he was gay. We found out from him why he did this. Coming out to head of Chechen police, a force accused of brutal ‘gay purge’. (Part 2) ‘Any day you can be taken’: Inside what it’s like to be gay in Chechnya. (Part 1) St. Petersburg murder victim was ‘well-known LGBT rights activist’. Tortured in Chechnya for being gay, this man found refuge and safety in Canada.