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August 1st, 2013
10:43 PM ET

Olympians speak out on Russia's anti-gay laws

Russia's sports minister says the country won't suspend its anti-gay laws during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, despite growing international pressure.

Why dumping vodka to protest anti-gay laws might not work

It means gay athletes, coaches and fans could be arrested and deported.

Kyung Lah spoke to some athletes who are speaking out against the law.


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  1. Brad Simmons

    Lovely, they'll let a traitor seeking asylum there but don't dare anyone be gay. No wonder they're no longer a player among world powers. And who the heck approved the games to be held there with crap laws like that anyway?!?

    August 2, 2013 at 2:20 am | Reply

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