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Moscow gay bar raided

By | 2009-08-20T09:00:00-04:00 August 20th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner

International News Briefs

The Moscow gay bar Body & Soul was raided Aug. 7 by police, prosecutors, anti-drug officers and the prefect of Moscow’s Northern Administrative District, Oleg Mitvol.
They were accompanied by journalists, photographers and a TV news team, said
Mitvol reportedly has said that such clubs “lead to moral degradation” and “should be closed.”
GayRussia said two people were arrested during the raid for unknown reasons.
Gay activists will picket Mitvol’s office on Aug. 24.

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