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INTERVIEW-Russia may be spying on gay activists as Olympics get underway, says rights campaigner

By Maria Caspani | Fri, 7 Feb 2014 17:36 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Authorities in Russia may be monitoring emails and calls made by gay rights activists in an effort to prevent the staging of protests against anti-gay laws as the Winter Olympics get underway in Sochi, according to a rights activist.

Gay rights campaigners who had secretly planned a peaceful demonstration involving the release of balloons in St Petersburg subway ...

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