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No ‘reliable information’ on Chechnya gay persecution, says Putin spokesman

Police in the predominantly Muslim republic allegedly rounded up more than 100 gay men and killed at least three In the face of police in the predominantly Muslim republic rounded up more than 100 men suspected of homosexuality and that at least three of them have been killed. Chechen authorities have denied the reports. But the UNs high commissioner for human rights and prominent international organisations have urged the Russian government to investigate the reported abuse. But Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday: We do not have any…

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