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Russia’s War on LGBTQ Rights

Coda Story covers one crisis at a time, and stays on that story to provide depth and insight into events that shape our world. Welcome to the Coda Story inaugural edition: Gay rights are the new frontline in a fierce ideological battle over values, traditions and the meaning of progress. It pits the Kremlin against the West, and its outcome will affect hundreds of millions. Coda’s original storytelling is organized into five trends that fuel this growing crisis.

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A “Family” Gathering Commemorates an Anti-Gay Riot

Dispatch

"Permission to Exterminate" - Terror in Central Asia

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A Violent Tug-of-War Over National Identity

Text & Sketches Dispatch

Clubbing and Surviving in Samara

Dispatch

Young, Russian, Gay, and Pro-Putin

Dispatch

Transmoskva Episode Four

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Forgotten Revolutionaries

Dispatch

Transmoskva Episode Three

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Transmoskva Episode Two

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Transmoskva Episode One

Video

The Primetime Bombshell

Dispatch

Screening ‘Sodom’

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The Absent Activists

Feature

Russia’s Invisible Children

Dispatch

Politics and Repression

Feature

Legal Circuses

Feature

No Room for Humor

Field Notes

In and Out In ‘90s Russia

Feature