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Prime Minister of Poland protested rainbow flags on the monuments in Warsaw

The Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki believes that fighters against homophobia was out of line by posting rainbow flags at the Warsaw monuments.

Last night unknown persons hung rainbow flags of the LGBT community on a few Warsaw monuments. According to police, it is, in particular, the monument to Nicholas Copernicus, Jan Ilinskomu and the Warsaw mermaid. Later, the Internet was published a Manifesto explaining that the action was carried out in the framework of the "fight against homophobia".

The foreign Ministry had prepared measures due to the emergence of the LGBT flag at the Embassy premises

Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Ilya Timokhov said that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia has prepared the material with the position of the Ministry regarding the actions of the embassies of the US and Britain hung out the flag of the LGBT community at their embassies in Moscow, as well as the measures taken, including in the legal plane.

Earlier it was reported that the state Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference of foreign States in the internal Affairs of Russia will direct appeal to the foreign Ministry about the emergence of LGBT flags on buildings of the embassies of the United States and Britain in Moscow, said the head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev. Earlier, Deputy speaker of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Pyotr Tolstoy asked the head of the Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference in the Affairs of the Russian Federation Vasily Piskareva to assess the actions of the American and British diplomatic missions, hung out the flag of the LGBT community in their embassies in Moscow and also appreciate the words of the Ambassador of Canada in Russia about the dangers of the amendments to the Constitution, which can be regarded as attempt of pressure upon free will of the citizens.

Legoyda: Rowling got for tolerance in the true sense of the word

The story of famous British writer J. K. Rowling came under fire from critics after its support dispute with activists of the LGBT community, is an example of "persecution for tolerance", the head of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate on relations of the Church with society and mass-media Vladimir Legoyda.

Previously Rowling stood up for Maya Forstater, who worked at the research centre Centre for Global Development, and dismissed after several statements against transgender people. So, Forstater said that men will become women, wearing a dress and heels. Rowling has decided to support Maya and tweeted that women should not be fired from their jobs if they argue about the reality of sex. Activists of the LGBT community called this intolerance of transgender people.

The head of the Union of women of Russia explained the complaint to Putin at the ice cream "rainbow"

The head of the Union of women of Russia, Senator Catherine Lakhova said that its not upsetting humorous comments that appeared online after her words about the relationship of ice cream "rainbow" with gay propaganda.

She noted that her position on this matter differs from the opinion of Network users.

Color of ice cream "rainbow" has nothing to do with LGBT, said the manufacturer

Color of ice cream "rainbow" has nothing to do with the propaganda of untraditional values, said to RIA Novosti Vice-President of group of companies "Clean line" Armen Beniaminov.

The head of the Union of women of Russia Ekaterina Lakhova earlier on Friday complained to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the indirect influence of ice cream "rainbow" and multi-colored billboards on the children in terms of propaganda of non-traditional values.

Putin complained about the ice cream "rainbow"

The head of the Union of women of Russia Ekaterina Lakhova complained to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the indirect influence of ice cream "rainbow" and multi-colored billboards on the children in terms of propaganda of non-traditional values.

The head of state on Friday met with members of the working group on preparation of amendments to the Constitution of Russia. Before the meeting, a decree was published about the entry from July 4 in force of the amendments voted by the majority of Russians.

The ROC evaluated by hanging flags of the LGBT community at embassies in Russia

The Moscow Patriarchate supported the protests of the Orthodox community against the LGBT propaganda from the embassies of the US and the UK, noting that the demonstration of such symbols is "disrespectful to the Outlook of many citizens of Russia".

On Sunday, the participants of the public movement "forty times Forty" picketed the embassies of the US and UK, protesting against the fact that the Embassy hung the flag of the LGBT community.

"Forty times forty" will hold in Moscow pickets near the embassies of the US and Britain

Orthodox movement "forty times Forty" will hold on Sunday, pickets at the embassies of the US and the UK, told RIA Novosti in motion.

Pickets will be held under the slogan "Russia has its own values." Participants will stand with a poster, depicted on the icon "the Cathedral of all Saints resplendent in the Russian land".

The British Embassy in Moscow raises the LGBT flag

British diplomats posted at the Embassy in Moscow the rainbow flag in support of the LGBT community.

"So we want to Express our solidarity with the LGBT community in Russia and worldwide", — said on the official website of the diplomatic mission on Twitter.

In the Kremlin commented posted on the U.S. Embassy LGBT flag

Any expression of the propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors in Russia is unacceptable, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, answering the question on how to assess in the Kremlin posted on the U.S. Embassy, the flag of the LGBT community.

According to media reports, on Thursday at the U.S. Embassy was hung the rainbow flag in support of the LGBT community, it was subsequently withdrawn.