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Russian police arrest 17 gay activists during May Day rally in St. Petersburg (with video)

The Guardian in London reports that 17 Russian gay rights activists have been arrested during a May Day rally in St. Petersburg:

Members of the group were detained while trying to unfurl rainbow flags at a rally organised by opposition groups, activists said. Police said they were to be charged with failing to co-operate with officers.

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