During the second phase of XV Congress of “United Russia”, held in Moscow on June 26-27, a member of the Federation Council Dmitry Sablin he said that Russia remains the only “defender of traditional values, and not only within the country but also around the world”.
47-year-old near Moscow “United Russia” “… noted that while the West capitulated to homosexuality, same-sex marriages and euthanasia, Russia remains a defender of traditional values, and not only within the country but also around the world,” he was quoted as site “Antimaydan” movement.
With the support and initiative of the party “United Russia” State Duma 6 convocation took immediately several laws restricting the rights of LGBT citizens. Among them, the most famous was the “law Mizulina”, as well as a law banning the adoption of children by same-sex families, offered by the State Duma as a presidential legislative initiative.
“United Russia” has created a legal framework that can be applied selectively to limit the rights of LGBT people. Simultaneously, the “United Russia” is still voted with their feet against the laws, opening the floodgates for large-scale repression against homosexuals. In particular, it is due to the absence in the voting “United Russia” is not passed laws criminalizing homosexual, deprivation of parental rights, arrests for “coming-outs”, as well as compulsory treatment.