Russian Federation makes it illegal to share Putin 'gay clown' image
Apr 07, 2017, 02:10
Though authorities didn't cite which Photoshopped image drew their ire, they condemned it for suggesting "the supposed nonstandard sexual orientation of the president of the Russian Federation".
Putin has also been denounced for signing laws that his liberal opponents call openly homophobic, including a 2013 law that bans the spreading of "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations" among minors.
Gay Putin memes have proliferated as Putin has reduced freedoms related to speech and sexuality in recent years. Though they appear to be mime artists rather than clowns, but we're not sue the Kremlin is too bothered about such a distinction.
"Kremlin says Putin skilled at brushing off "vulgarities" hurled against him", reads the state-sanctioned headline on that interview.
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Among other images that Tsvetkov shared online and that were banned by the court is the image of Putin with Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev and Russia's Patriarch Kirill in Nazi uniforms. By 2015, the government began cracking down on websites of Putin critics, restricting even anonymous blogs.
It remains illegal to misrepresent Russian public figures, and these figures have the right to file court complaints if they're upset about memes.
The Post reported on evidence of a government plan to block online announcement of an antigovernment rally in Moscow last weekend, after arresting hundreds at the last protest.
Russian news outlets are struggling to single out the exact image the government has added to its ever-expanding list of extremist materials. It's thus illegal to share such photos on social media. However, only yesterday this picture of Vladimir Putin in drag with a gay flag in the background has officially been banned in Russian Federation.
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