Russia blocks popular gaywebsite
One of the main websites for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people in Russia is without prior warning blocked. A court in the remote Siberian city of Parable appears to be the command to do so.
BlueSystem.ru was daily by more than 100,000 people have visited. The team behind the site scans completely in the dark about the question of who is behind the blockade. On Vkontakte, the Russian equivalent of Facebook, to write to the makers that the Kremlin is afraid of gays. “Maybe the jam part of the repressive system in Russia.”
Russia is not exactly known as a gay friendly country. The European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association puts Russia in 49 European countries at the 48th place when it comes to the promotion of gay rights.