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The Latest: Gay activist released after World Cup protest

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOSCOW - The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup : 6:55 p.m. A British LGBT activist who was detained near Red Square in Moscow for protesting against Russia's abuse of homosexual people has been released from jail. Peter Tatchell stood outside the Kremlin on Thursday holding a banner critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people."
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