4th Jun 2023


Russia plans constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

Russian president Vladimir Putin has submitted a draft amendment to Russia's constitution that would enshrine marriage as being between a man and a woman, the Guardian writes. This measure is part of a 24-page document that would also name Russia as the successor to the Soviet Union, mention Russians' "faith in God", and ensure the "defence of historical truth" regarding the Soviet role in the second world war.

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