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By the time their hearing was rescheduled the regional law he breached had been repealed, effectively ending their case, but it soon became clear they had not won. Not If They're Gay". Martsenyuk 8. The paper, citing its sources in the Chechen special services, called the wave of detentions a " prophylactic sweep".
Russia has traditionally been socially conservative on LGBT rights, with polls indicating a large majority of Russians oppose legal recognition of same-sex marriage , and support for laws restricting the distribution of "propaganda" that promotes non-traditional sexual relationships.
Supported by a powerful conservative movement in his country, Putin made LGBT rights a domestic and global wedge issue.