Russian individual say they are investigation the declared suffering of a prison jailbird in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg afterward a local news portal site published disturbing footage show the man state subjected to humiliating punishments and indicating that he had been gravely whipped. Russia's Investigative citizens committee said in a February 18 statement that it launched the crook investigation supported on the videos promulgated earlier in the day by the website, 66.ru, which reported that the clips and documents it has obtained inform such ill-treatment -- including sexual abuse -- is endemic at Yekaterinburg's Penal geographical region No. The first video shows a reputed inmate at the facility naked and being forced to shoot his top dog in toilets, which his tormentors locomote to flush. end-to-end the one-minute clip, in which he besides appears to be tiff on, they cackle in delight and ridicule the man as a "rat" and "bitch." The second video appears to appearance the same man, still naked, visual aspect low on the bathroom floor with his hands bound derriere his back, which is covered with bloody lacerations consistent with wounds from a whipping. It was not immediately apparent from the footage if those subjecting the man to this tending and filming it were employees of the prison. According to 66.ru, the broadcast vein obtained a third picture screening abuse in the correctional institution that it deemed too worrying to publish.
SLAVA MOGUTIN - Gay in the Gulag
Anal and venereal happening between willing males became a offender offence in the USSR on 17 dec 1933. On 1 April 1934, article 154 (later 121) was introduced specifying a penalty of up to five eld imprisonment. One theory currently popular among Moscow gays has it that the adopted son of the in the lead proletarian writer, Maxim Gorky, was seduced by a homosexual and that Gorky's individual petition to commie led to the subsequent formal prohibition.
Russian Newspaper Claims Chechnya Runs Six Prisons for Gay Men
Russia’s foremost investigative paper claims it has located six prisons for gay men in Chechnya, casting doubts terminated its recent denials of reports that localised gay men have been disappearing. The autonomous period published explosive reports citing LGBT activists and unknown members of law enforcement in Russia earlier this month, detailing the detention of grouping of “non-traditional” intersexual orientation in Russia’s conservative, predominantly Muslim area of Chechnya. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov titled the reports “provocative” and told Russian president Vladimir Putin last workweek that there were no problems in the country.