Gay rights abuses, war crimes and World Cup fever – it's an ugly mix

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Gay rights abuses, war crimes and World Cup fever – it's an ugly mix

Gay rights abuses, war crimes and World Cup fever – it's an ugly mix

This time I'm here for the World Cup – but unlike thousands of fans I won't be cheering on this festival of football. There can be no normal sporting relations with an abnormal regime like that of Vladimir Putin. LGBT+ people and many other Russians ...


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World Cup: More than 1200 UK football hooligans blocked from flying to Russia

More than 1,200 people banned from travelling to the World Cup have surrendered their passports ahead of the tournament, the Home Office has said. Of 1,312 individuals who are subject to football banning orders preventing them from travelling to ...


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