[JURIST] Russia President Vladimir Putin [official website, in Russian] on Sunday signed into law a bill banning the promotion of "homosexual propaganda" among minors. The law also imposes fines [AFP report] of up to 5,000 rubles ($166) and creates the power to suspend legal entities for 90 days for citizens who disseminate information suggesting that homosexuality is "socially equivalent" to heterosexuality. Additionally, foreigners who violate the law will face fines, administrative arrest up to 15 days and eventual deportation. In...

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