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Russia boycott petition goes live

A petition to boycott the Russian Winter Olympics has been created on the official UK Government’s website.

A petition has gone live calling for the boycott of Russia’s Winter Olympics in 2014.

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The petition reads:

Boycott 2014 Winter Olympics

Responsible department: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

With the increasingly homophobic stance being taken by the Russian government and parliament, including calls to arrest LGBT tourists. I call upon the UK Government to strongly advise the British Olympic Association to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The petition has already garnered over 3,500 signatures.

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To sign the petition click here

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