"The main reason for what happened is the feeling of complete impunity of people who commit such crimes, which not only could but must be considered hate crimes — in this case, hate crimes against those who love others," - Nikolai Alekseev

posted 12 Oct 2012, 06:50 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 12 Oct 2012, 06:58 ]
Nikolai Alekseev on an attack on a gay club in Moscow on the night of 10 October 2012.

The Moscow Times quoted LGBT activist Nikolai Alekseev's commentary piece on the Gayrussia.eu website in reaction to the report that 'a group of young men wrecked havoc in a Moscow gay club Thursday night, attacking club-goers, overturning tables and throwing bottles, as a result of which two people were hospitalized and others injured, police and witnesses said.' 

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