Posts Tagged: Russia

Documenting the increasing violence towards LGBT people in Russia

In June 2013, Russia passed draconian new laws targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people, which have led to roving bands of neo Nazis and Russian military groups attacking, torturing and killing gay people. Attacks against individuals perceived to be gay or lesbian are on the rise over the last several weeks. Gay Teenager Kidnapped

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Photographs of ghost town around Chernobyl area

Elena, a Russian woman with a motorcycle rides through and documents the ghost towns and abandoned buildings around Chernobyl. Elena seems to have a new site at a dedicated URL. UPDATE: Apparently Elena’s story isn’t entirely accurate. The original site claimed that she rode through on a motorcycle by herself, but the site later edited

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