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Court ruled laws unconstitutional 10 years ago
"In some of the states in the U.S., homosexuality remains a felony."
Saying all people in Russia are "equal" is a stretch
In Russia "all people are absolutely equal regardless of their religion, sex, ethnicity, or sexual orientation," while "70 countries of the world have criminal liability for homosexuality."
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