New Russia law bans 'homosexual propaganda'
Two activists charged in St Petersburg under new law that has been denounced by rights groups.
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2012 18:35

Two gay activists have gone on trial in the Russian city of St Petersburg under a new law banning what authorities describe as "homosexual propaganda".

Human rights groups say the new law is a major setback for human rights in Russia.

Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from St Petersburg.

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