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Russia Denies Gays Persecuted in Chechnya

Russian authorities say there is no evidence that gay men in Russia's conservative republic of Chechnya are facing a wave of persecution. A number of gay Chechen men have fled the region amid allegations of abduction, torture and murder. VOA’s Daniel Schearf visited a safe house on the outskirts of Moscow where gay Chechen men are in hiding, and has this report.

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