Cher has paid tribute to LGBTI Russians, describing them as 'brave warriors' today (21 October).
The 'Dark Lady' singer and living legend also promoted a recent documentary, Hunted, which showed the plight of gay youth suffering under the country's anti-gay laws.
She tweeted: 'Sending Love 2 Our Gay Brothers & Sisters, Being Held Hostage in Russia.
'Their ONLY Crime is Being True 2Themselves!
'They R Brave Warriors.'