A bill forbidding “homosexual propaganda” has passed in the Kaliningrad outpost of Russia, similar to those passed in other areas of the country, which proposals suggested should be made national laws.
The bill which will need the governor’s signature to become law, mirrors legislation which was passed in St Petersburg last February.
The Kaliningrad bill, as drafted by the United Russia Deputy, Oleg Bolychev, could impose 3,000-5,000 ruble (#60-100) fines for individuals, and 500,000 to 1 million (#10,000-20,000) ruble fines for organisations convicted of “promoting” homosexuality, the Moscow Times reports.
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