"Russia is running out of people, we urgently need to give birth to new ones" - putin declares war on LGBT people 11/10/2022 11:01:58. Total views 234. Views today — 1.

The russian authorities have decided to "positively influence demography" and increase the birth rate by combating members of the LGBT community. The relevant decree "On the Foundations of State Policy for the Preservation and Strengthening of Traditional Russian Spiritual and Moral Values" was signed by putin on November 9, - russian media report.

"Destructive ideology, including LGBT propaganda, threatens the demography of the Russian Federation, - the message said. - Russia will defend the institution of marriage as a union of a man and a woman".

It is emphasized that the russian government "considers the actions of the USA and unfriendly countries as a threat to traditional values" and, in order to counter this "threat" and improve demographics, plans to "closely cooperate" with its media.

It was earlier reported that in russia, the state duma had unanimously adopted bills banning LGBT propaganda, as well as fines for it.