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Remembering the Victims of Putin’s Regime

August 13, 2015 Embassy of the Russian Federation Washington, DC Anatoly Kazakov, Spectrum Human Rights alliance activist, picketed the Embassy of the Russian Federation today in remembrance of the 118 navy personnel perished on the abandoned by the Russian President Putin submarine “Kursk” 15 years ago. “The blast at sea was detected by international monitors. But,…

Stone Wall Gay Pride Festival 2015

Spectrum Human Rights activists and local asylum seekers attended the Stonewall Gay Pride Festival on June 20, 2015 in the small city of Wilton Manors, FL. Vladimir Maximov and Nicolay Bystrov, local asylum seekers from Russia, raised public awareness of the state of LGBT rights in Russia and the problems experienced by LGBT asylum seekers. Stonewall…

Supporting Human Rights of LGBT Communities through U.S. Foreign Policy

July 22, 2015 United States Congress 2226 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC Spectrum Human Rights activists attended a briefing at the US Congress in Rayburn House Office Building. This briefing was addressed by Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) Co-Chair, Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and Mr. Randy Berry, Special US Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. The…

Free Job Training for Ukrainian Asylum Recipients in DC Area

May 4, 2015 Washington, DC Learnix Center has provided 2 scholarships on their Comprehensive Software Testing/QA course to the local Ukrainian asylum recipients. Discounts are offered to all others. This is a 3 month intensive course ideal for recent immigrants or anyone who wants to become an IT professional without investing years of their lives and tens…

Asylum Seekers in Miami Marching for LGBT Rights in Russia

April 14, 2015 Spectrum Human Rights activists and local asylum seekers from Russia attended the 7th Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride event on Sunday, April 14, 2015 in Miami Beach, FL. Their action raised public awareness about many difficult issues faced by the LGBT community in Russia and highlighted the problems experienced by LGBT asylum seekers. The event…

Banning Homophobic Russian Lawmakers from Entering the US

January 17, 2015 The DC Center Washington, DC Spectrum Human Rights activists met with Mr. Scott Busby, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the Department of State, and his colleagues. During the meeting our activists proposed to add several Russian homophobic lawmakers to the Magnitsky List that allows the US…

Human Rights Activists Picketed Russian Embassy in DC

January 6, 2015 Washington, DC Gleb Latnik, Andrey Nasonov and Viachaslau Bortnik, human rights activists, picketed the Russian Embassy in Washington, DC demanding freedom for all political prisoners in Russia. Gleb Latnik, Spectrum Human Rights activist, initiated a tradition to picket the Russian Embassy on the 6th day of each month in response to the Putin’s government brutal…

Free Cell Phones & Free Monthly Plans for LGBT Asylees in Florida

All Florida LGBT immigrants who were granted an asylum status in the US recently and meet certain low-income requirements have received a generous gift during this holiday season thanks to the tireless work of the Spectrum Human Rights activist, Andrey Moskalets, and graciousness of the First Congregational Church of Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale, FL). The…

Spectrum HR Promotes Ukrainian & Russian LGBT Rights in the US Senate

December 17, 2014 US Capitol Washington, DC (USA) Spectrum Human Rights, Magnitsky Act Initiative, Joint Baltic American National Committee, Inc. and Pass2828.org met with the US Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) at the Hart Senate Office Building. The meeting was attended by: – Larry Poltavtsev, President, Spectrum Human Rights – Tanja Nyberg, Managing Director, Magnitsky Act…

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