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Russian activist urges EU to probe Chechnya gay abuses

A Russian activist on Thursday urged the European Union to press the Russian Federation to investigate the alleged murder, torture and abuse of gay men in Chechnya.

The head of the Russian LGBT Network, Igor Kochetkov, also urged the EU to conduct its own criminal probe into the alleged persecution of gays in Russia’s North Caucasus region.

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