Putin allies accuse Canada of interfering with Russia’s gay marriage vote

Article Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/russia-gay-marriage-referendum-canada-1.5631879

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Gay marriage ban prompts warning from Canadian ambassador to Russia — and calls for her head Prominent Russians with close ties to the Putin government are accusing Canada of interfering in that country’s constitutional vote on gay marriage by opposing a ban… In a video posted to Facebook by a Russian LGBTQ group, Canada’s ambassador to Russia also addressed the constitutional amendment that’s on the table. Alison LeClaire suggested a “yes” vote would lead to a “less inclusive” situation for members of the nations’ LGBTQ community.