Russia’s Main Online Support Group For LGBT Teens May Soon Be Blocked

“Obviously, we will soon be closed on the territory of the Russian Federation,” Children-404 leader Elena Klimova wrote on the VKontakte social network.

A St. Petersburg court has ruled in favor of blocking Children-404, an online support group for LGBT Russian teens, the group’s leader Elena Klimova said today on the Russian social network VKontakte.

The news comes shortly after a separate decision that found Klimova guilty of “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations” was overturned on March 25 on procedural grounds.

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Image: A reader submission posted to the Children-404 online support group. Children-404 / Via Facebook: children.404