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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.

The petition reads:

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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.

To sign the petition click here

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