The European Union expressed its regret over the adoption by the State Duma of the Russian Federation of a law banning the propaganda of gays, bisexuals and transgenders.
“The European Union stands in solidarity with the citizens of Russia who are deprived of their human rights,” the European External Action Service said in a statement.
According to the European Union, the adoption of such laws contributes to “inciting homophobia and strengthening the suppression of critical and alternative discourse.”
Earlier, the State Duma of Russia adopted in the third reading a law banning propaganda of homosexuals, bisexuals, transgender people and gender redefinition in advertising, books, films and the media, as well as including this information in the list of prohibited items. for kids.
The Federation Council will consider a package of laws to ban gay propaganda on November 30.