RUSSIAN FEDERATION: Persistent violations of children's rights The violations highlighted are those issues raised with the State by more than one international mechanism. This is done with the intention of identifying children's rights which have been repeatedly violated, as well as gaps in the issues covered by NGOs in their alternative reports to the various human rights monitoring bodies. These violations are listed in no particular order.
CRINMAIL 18: Русскоязычная версия CRINMAIL is a monthly newsletter in Russian language. Newsletter provides analysis of issues relating to children's rights and global advocacy efforts, as well as gives digest of news and resources from countries of Eurasia.
RUSSIA: Sixty LGBT activists arrested as propaganda law is adopted ARTICLE 19 condemns President Putin’s adoption of a federal ban on “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships”, and the arbitrary arrest of up to 60 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists at a St Petersburg gay pride demonstration on 29 June.