European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association


  • The Russian LGBT Network can be called for free in Russia - 8 800 555 73 74.

  • Anyone outside Russia with information they would like to share on the current situation in Chechnya can confidentially contact ILGA-Europe Tel.: +32 2 609 54 10 or 

An unofficial translation of the Novaya Gazeta article from 4 April is available here in English. Please note this is an unofficial translation and provided for reference only.

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ILGA-Europe are raising money to support the victims of the situation in Chechnya. Please donate now. Money will be used to enable people working on the ground directly to help the victims of these violations. If we happen to raise more money than is needed, it won't go to waste! We will use it to support people working in other challenging contexts in the same region.

Latest observations from the Russian LGBT Network.

16 June 2017

The cruelties in Chechnya lead many people to question what they can do to support. The human rights violations must stop immediately and victims must get in safety. That is what all our actions are focusing on. Here are a few things that you can do immediately.

14 April 2017

This evening, ILGA-Europe have received an update on the disturbing situation in Chechnya.

13 April 2017

Find here statements from a broad scale of institutions, governments and other organisations

12 April 2017

The Russian LGBT Network has continued its fact finding mission on the alarming arbitrary detention, torture and killing of (perceived) gay men in Chechnya.

7 April 2017