Now that America has officially legalized gay marriage, it seems that gay rights in the West can finally take a breather. Sure things aren’t perfect, but they sure have come along way. On the other hand, in Russia, things are not so simple. To demonstrate just how serious the situation in Russia is for gay people, two guys of¬†Chebu Russia TV¬†decided to walk around Moscow holding hands. The reactions from passersby are downright scary. This video has instantly gone viral with over 2 million views!

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