British LGBT campaigner Peter Tatchell was briefly detained in Moscow for a one-man protest initially of the World Cup.
MOSCOW — Russian police briefly detained veteran British campaigner Peter Tatchell in Moscow on Thursday after he tried to carry a one-man protest close to the Kremlin in assist of gay rights on the primary day of the World Cup.
On the opening ceremony on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin spoke of exhibiting the world a hospitable Russia and pressured sport’s skill to construct bridges and overcome variations.
Tatchell’s protest, held three hours earlier than the ceremony, concerned the activist unfurling a…

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