«LGBT network» talks with the five countries on visas for gay men from Chechnya

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«Russian LGBT network» is going to take evacuated from the territory of Chechnya gays outside of the Russian Federation, in connection with which the organization is negotiating, including with the countries of the European Union concerning the granting of visas, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Internet on Friday.

Thursday «LGBT network», said about the evacuation from the territory of Chechnya 43 gay, just asked for help 80 people, all of them the organization intends to help.

«We are in negotiations with five States, some of them EU member States, some of them are not EU countries. We are in negotiations, we don’t call the country… of Course, we want to get them out of Russia», — told RIA Novosti press-service.

Earlier, several media outlets reported that the U.S. Embassy refused to issue visas evacuated from the territory of Chechnya gays.

In the beginning of April, «Novaya Gazeta» has published an article which said about the mass detention in Chechnya residents based on sexual orientation. Press Secretary of the head of Chechnya, Alvi Karimov denied the information of the newspaper, and the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, said that no reason not to trust the information about the absence of any persecution of gays presented by the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov in the course of communication with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova said that he had received from the publication of the names of people who allegedly were subjected to repression due to sexual orientation, and sent a letter to the head of the RF IC.

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