Thanks, mer, that's a shocking read. I wonder how many State Duma members are still in the closet.
In case anyone's interested, here's Marat's voting page for the bill banning promotion of homosexuality among minors, № 44554-6
. I think there will be a further reading on 25 May after any proposed amendments have been made.
Subject pages on Russian Gazette
So Marat tweeted
this very morning about raising the legal alcohol-purchasing age in Russia to 21. Didn't he once say, when he was much younger, that he couldn't live in the USA ("Oh, so you want me to kill myself?" etc.) because their laws didn't allow him to drink beer? I'm sure he found a way, though, just like every other kid in Russia will ...