'Homosexual propaganda' laws in the Russian Federation - further press coverage

Voice of America have reported an increase in policing at a Gay Film Festival in Moscow and suggest that it is emblematic of a shift in law enforcement created by proposed federal 'homosexual propaganda' legislation.

Consideration of the propaganda laws at the next Council of Europe Human Rights (DH) meeting scheduled for 4-6 June is unlikely given that the Committee of Ministers is awaiting both the opinion of the Venice Commission and a response from the Russian Federation to it.