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Yevgenia Debryanskaya: The Life Of A Former Activist

Since President Vladimir Putin came to power, hundreds of activists have been forced from politics or pushed to the margins as the Kremlin has tightened its grip on Russia. A number of passionate people who once flouted bans on protests, raided presidential offices, or founded opposition groups have left the country or retreated into their private lives. Yevgenia Debryanskaya was a determined gay rights activist and a co-founder of a party that called for the disbanding of the army and the legalization of same-sex marriage and marijuana.