November 8, 2013
HIV Group Attacked by Masked Men in Russia
Two masked men allegedly attacked the office of LaSky, a group that provides free HIV testing and counseling in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Buzzfeed reports. The men attacked during a social event for LGBT people. They carried baseball bats and pneumatic guns. One attendee was shot in the face resulting in a damaged eye. Another attendee was hospitalized. The alleged attack comes in the wake of legislation being passed by the Russian government earlier this year banning gay “propaganda” to minors.
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