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Russia’s federal censorship agency investigating Duolingo for ‘LGBT propaganda’

Source: Meduza

Russia’s federal censorship agency, Roskomnadzor, said Friday that it’s investigating the language-learning app Duolingo for possible “distribution of LGBT propaganda,” according to Russian state media.

A day earlier, local media outlets in the city of Novosibirsk reported that an activist organization had filed a complaint against Duolingo with Roskomnadzor after receiving complaints from parents that the app contains sentences that refer to the existence of LGBT people.

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