Russia Set To Ban LGBT Movement As ‘Extremists’

A lawsuit has been filed against the international LGBT movement in Russia.

A lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court suggests banning the movement activities of the LGBT movement inside Russia.

The Russian Justice Ministry said the movement sows seeds of social and religious hatred.

Russia To Ban LGBT

The lawsuit filed against the LGBT movement accused the organization of spreading social and religious hatred, the Moscow Times reported.

Those affiliated with the movement will face lengthy imprisonment if the lawsuit becomes successful.

The lawsuit comes amid strong opposition to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022.

Crackdown Intensifies

Al-Jazeera reported that the persecution of LGBT as a social group in Russia has increased after it invaded Ukraine in 2022.

According to political experts, Putin sees the influence of LGBT as a threat to traditional family and religious values.

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