At approximately 10pm local time, a group of shaven-head, thick-built and tracksuited young men arrived at Khokhlovsky square. They admonished the revellers for drinking alcohol in a public space. Then scuffles broke out, and bottles began to be thrown.
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They shoved beer bottles in his anus. They tried to set him on fire. Then they crushed his head with a heavy stone.
The Trump administration pressured Germany into watering down a United Nations resolution aimed at preventing rape in conflict situations, forcing it to remove language on sexual and reproductive health that key Trump administration officials say normalizes sexual activity and condones abortion, according to U. The United States was set to veto the resolution, underscoring the growing rift between Washington and its European allies and the increasing U. But Germany relented and stripped the resolution of the language to secure the U. It passed on Tuesday afternoon with 13 votes in favor.
MOSCOW -- It seemed like a good idea at the time: create a series of YouTube videos in which children sit down to talk to people who are often marginalized by society. For instance, the elderly, the disabled, people with eating disorders, or homosexuals. But one video in the Real Talk series — in which children between the ages of 6 and 13 ask questions of a male homosexual -- caught the attention of a group of socially conservative Russian State Duma deputies.
Between Law and Morality: Viol The woman was badly beaten and soon lost consciousness. Later, when the case went to the local court, the villagers would learn that these two men had brought her back home, continued beating her and, finally, gang-raped her.
Vladimir Putin has signed into law a controversial amendment that decriminalises some forms of domestic violence. From now on, beatings of spouses or children that result in bruising or bleeding but not broken bones are punishable by 15 days in prison or a fine, if they do not happen more than once a year. Previously, they carried a maximum jail sentence of two years.
After she mustered the courage and resources and left him, he started stalking her. This report describes the significant gaps in Russian legislation that deprive women of protection from, and justice for, domestic violence, including dramatic, recent steps backward that put survivors at heightened risk. It details the barriers survivors face in reporting and getting help, including social stigma, lack of awareness about domestic violence and services for survivors, and lack of trust in police. Russian authorities often fail to protect women from domestic violence.
Stotsko and his husband Yevgeni Voitsekhovsky made global headlines earlier this year when they thought they had become the first officially recognised same-sex marriage in Russia. But less than 24 hours after their Danish marriage was rubber-stamped in Moscow, the authorities realised there had been an administrative oversight - as same sex marriage is illegal in Russia - and their passports were annulled. Petersburg pride parade in August after authorities refused to authorise the rally.