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Legendary gay rights activist Peter Tatchell detained in Moscow as Russia World Cup kicks off

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Veteran gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been detained in Moscow as the World Cup kicks off in Russia.
He was staging a one-man protest against the country's treatment of LGBT+ people.
He was driven to a police station and subsequently released on bail, and is now due to appear on court on June 26.
Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been detained in Moscow after staging a one-man protest against Russia's treatment of LGBT+ people.
He stood near the statue of Marshal Zhukov near Red Square and the Kremlin, holding a poster which read: “Putin fails to act against Chechnya...
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How to do Russia right

How to do Russia right

7 days ago   |   By Eurail

If you're traveling to Russia for the FIFA World Cup, you're in for a treat. A huge country with an incredible history awaits for you. Russia is the land of ballet, countless churches, and breathtaking palaces. If you're planning a visit, here are some tips from a local on how to do Russia right.
1. Language
If you travel during the FIFA World Cup, there will be English speaking volunteers to help you. However, it might help to learn the basics of the Russian alphabet - that way you'll be able to read the street signs to know your location. Also, people are not as mean as they look! The...
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