Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video conference meeting with the working group on amendments to the Russian constitution at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on Friday. Photo: Sputnik via EPA-EFE Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video conference meeting with the working group on amendments to the Russian constitution at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on Friday. Photo: Sputnik via EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video conference meeting with the working group on amendments to the Russian constitution at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on Friday. Photo: Sputnik via EPA-EFE

After winning right to extend rule, Russia’s Vladimir Putin takes aim at next target: rainbows

  • President mocks LGBT flag at US embassy with homophobic joke and tells allies to be on lookout for colourful symbol of gay rights
  • Newly approved constitutional changes that could let Putin stay in power until 2036 include effectual ban on gay marriage

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video conference meeting with the working group on amendments to the Russian constitution at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on Friday. Photo: Sputnik via EPA-EFE Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video conference meeting with the working group on amendments to the Russian constitution at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on Friday. Photo: Sputnik via EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video conference meeting with the working group on amendments to the Russian constitution at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on Friday. Photo: Sputnik via EPA-EFE
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