U.K. funds Russia gay rights campaign

Jan 30, 2014, 2:10 AM EST
Ballet dancers join Amnesty International activists during a photocall outside the Russian Embassy in London on January 29, 2014 in London, England.
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The U.K. government is to give extra funding for gay rights campaigners in Russia amid growing concerns over the introduction of legislation outlawing the promotion of homosexuality.

Background:

Sochi 2014: U.K. cash for Russian gay rights campaigners [BBC]

Cameron won't attend Russia's Sochi Winter Olympics [Reuters]

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