In Yekaterinburg, Cossack patrols stop passers-by under the pretext of fighting “gays” The city simultaneously hosts a fair of family values and a festival of an LGBT center.

Ural Pride Week, a festival in support of the LGBT community, takes place all week in Yekaterinburg. A week before its start, the organizers received an application to the prosecutor’s office, the presidential administration and the FSB, and on the first day of the festival, uniformed people calling themselves Cossacks came out to the city … Continue reading In Yekaterinburg, Cossack patrols stop passers-by under the pretext of fighting “gays” The city simultaneously hosts a fair of family values and a festival of an LGBT center.