British diplomats posted at the Embassy in Moscow the rainbow flag in support of the LGBT community.
"Thus we want to Express our solidarity with the LGBT community in Russia and throughout the world", — said on the official website of the diplomatic mission on Twitter.
Foreign Minister mocked the US because of the LGBT flag
As stated by diplomats, representatives of sexual minorities "does not require special privileges," but only "decent and respectful attitude" and rights of other people.
The day before similar action was held and the American Embassy in Moscow. Later, the LGBT flag was removed from the U.S. Embassy.
The Kremlin stressed that any expression of the propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors in Russia is unacceptable.
In 2013 President Vladimir Putin signed a law banning gay propaganda among children. Ordinary Russians it is threatened with the penalty to five thousand roubles, to officials — to 50 thousand, legal entities — up to a million. More severe punishment will follow such propaganda "with the media or the Internet". The Russian leader has repeatedly stated that the rights of the LGBT community in Russia no prejudice