Putin backs Chechnya gay hate crime probe
President Vladimir Putin has backed an investigation into reports of a violent crackdown on gay people in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
The Kremlin leader broke his silence on the scandal on Friday, telling Russia’s human rights ombudswoman Tatyana Moskalkova that he will intervene.
Putin said he would talk to the prosecutor general and interior minister to ask them to
help her look into the reports concerning, he said,”what is going on with a non-traditional sexual orientation in the Nor…
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