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The apparent suicide led to an outpouring of homophobic hate speech in a country that ranks low on LGBTI rights.
Internationally isolated and inhibited by sanctions, Moscow finds in Tehran a diplomatic ally and a weapons supplier.
Proposal would see soldiers allowed to make a hefty payment to the state so as to drastically reduce the time they serve.
Analysts see this is as opportunity for the president to assert himself outside the shadow of the country’s first leader.
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.