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Gay rights activists march in Russia's second city of St. Petersburg. (Photo by OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images)

Politicians, Celebrities Urge IOC To Move 2014 Winter Olympics Over Russia’s Crack Down On Gay Rights

Around the world, prominent figures from politicians to actors have called upon the International Olympic Committee to move the 2014 Winter Olympics out of Sochi, in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, due to Vladamir Putin’s insistence on enforcing laws that prosecute homosexuals, as well as those who support them.