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Russians plan 'gay games' in Moscow after Sochi

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A Russian group is planning to hold a "gay games" in Moscow days after the Sochi Olympics and is calling on international athletes to come and support the event. 

Police detain a gay rights activist during an unauthorized protest outside the headquarters of the Sochi 2014 organizing committee in Moscow on September 25, 2013

Viktor Romanov, the chairman of the board of the Russian LGBT (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Sport Federation, said the event -- which will be for Russian amateur sportspeople -- was set to open in February 2014 after the closing ceremony of the Sochi Olympics.

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