UK Moscow Embassy Rebuked Over Pride Flag

The UK Embassy in Moscow received a protest note from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs over the LGBT+ pride flag displayed on the embassy building in late June.

State Duma lawmaker Vasily Piskarev said that protest notes over displayed pride flags were sent to embassies of the UK, the US and Canada.

The UK Embassy in Moscow displayed the LGBT flag in late June. Before that, the US mission also raised the flag.

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in this regard that violation of the law banning gay propaganda among minors is unacceptable.

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