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January 13, 2012

Three activists arrested for solitary protests are due in court next week.

Three Russian gay activists are due to appear in court next Friday after being arrested in Siberia's Arkangelsk city on Wednesday.

Nikolay Alekseev, Alexey Kiselev and Kirill Nepomnyaschiy were arrested when they mounted individual pickets in defiance of the 'Propaganda of Homosexuality to Minors' law passed last month by the regional parliament.

January 11, 2012

Three gay activists have been arrested in Russia after unfurling 20m rainbow flag and picketing library.

Three Russian gay activists were arrested today in the northern city of  Arkhangelsk.

Nikolay Alekseev, Alexey Kiselev and Kirill Nepomnyaschiy were arrested under the 'homosexual propoganda' law while conducting 'solitary' pickets next to a children's library.

The trio have now been charged and bailed.