The appeal of gay parade founder Nikolay Alexeyev against banning sexual minorities from holding rallies for the next 100 years was refused by The Moscow City Court.
Moscow’s top court has upheld a ban on gay pride marches in the Russian capital for the next 100 years.
Earlier Russia’s best-known gay rights campaigner, Nikolay Alexeyev, had gone to court hoping to overturn the city council’s ban on gay parades.
He had asked for the right to stage such parades for the next 100 years.
He also opposes St Petersburg’s ban on spreading “homosexual propaganda”. The European Court of Human Rights has told Russia to pay him damages.
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