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Do Russians Support 'Extremist' Ban on LGBT Community?

Russia is set to decide on whether it will designate the so-called “international LGBT public movement” as an “extremist” group, a move that would effectively outlaw all LGBT activism.

The anticipated Supreme Court ruling is the latest episode in the country's conservative bent that has intensified since the invasion of Ukraine.

We asked Russians if they supported the expected ban.

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