Venice breaks with St. Petersburg on anti-gay law

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Jan. 29, 2013 16:53
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Russian gay rights campaigner Sergei Gubanov gestures with blood on his face, during a protest outside of State Duma, Russian Parliament's lower chamber, in downtown Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
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MILAN — Venice is seeking to break off cultural relations with St. Petersburg because of theRussian city's legislation curbing gay rights.

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