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Al Jazeera recently visited with Russian asylum seekers at the RUSA LGBT annual New Year's party.
Russian LGBT advocates met with Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Saturday to discuss the growing concern over Russia's "vaguely worded law" banning gay propaganda to minors ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are scheduled to begin February 7, 2014 in Sochi Russia.
"Central Station", a popular gay nightclub in Moscow, was the victim of a gas attack.
Speaking on the red carpet before hosting the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, gay MSNBC host Thomas Roberts offered words of support to Russia's LGBT population affected by the recent anti-"gay propaganda" laws.