Russian dating virus
Today it was claimed that wife Natalia Baksheeva, 42, had taken her 35 year old orphan husband in as a teenager and wed him when he turned 18.Police fear that Baksheev found victims by setting up meetings on dating websites.
A local shopkeeper remembers him coming to top up his mobile and walking away with blood dripping from a cooler bag he was carrying.They were harassed and pelted with eggs by anti-gay protesters. “The infamous gay propaganda law is used as a key tool to silence LGBT people,” Lokshina added.The Blue System site, which can still be accessed outside Russia—and may be available using VPN from inside—published news about human rights violations, court hearings, and the banning of gay parades all across the country.“Dating on the internet is like water flowing downhill, it finds its own level, and people will always find a new way to date online.”“The authorities do not understand that their banning machine is pushing LGBT people to hang out in parks, meet under trees, that sort of thing, which would definitely increase crime in Russia, as has happened in countries like Morocco,” Lobkov told The Daily Beast. In what will be, at this point, largely a symbolic gesture, two openly gay men—Aleksei Korolyov, 29, and Bulat Barantayev, 33—are running for seats in the State Duma.“The LGBT community now is in a desperate situation and we need allies,” said Korolyov, who was quoted by the British newspaper The Independent.The LGBT candidates are running with the pro-European People’s Freedom Party (Parnas).Was the Blue System website providing Russian LGBT with information about sex? But there was much more.“The Blue System website was mainly popular as a dating resource,” Pavel Lobkov, a Russian television anchor, told The Daily Beast.
Lobkov was the first Russian to come out and publicly declare on live TV that he had HIV, and he said Blue System helped him meet others with the virus.
The gesture is important, said Korolyov, at a time when the authorities are facilitating homophobic discourse that, in turn, inspires hate crimes.
Before, people might have turned to Blue System for advice on how to stay safe.
”Last week Blue System published news from the Russian provincial town of Kaluga, where LGBT people asked authorities to allow them to demonstrate in the Park of Peace and Constitutions “in support of tolerant attitudes [and] respect for the rights and freedoms of homosexually orientated people in Russia.” What happened to that protest? Russian internet censor Roskomnadzor also has banned four political websites that called earlier this month for a boycott of the State Duma elections.
Indeed, the Russian prosecutor general demanded that Roskomnadzor monitor the entire Russian internet and ban any site publishing anti-election agitation, the Regnum news agency reported in July.
His wife is reported to have been shown the faces of missing women in southern Russia and identified dozens who she claimed were their victims.