September 24, 2017
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Activists ask Portland to suspend official exchanges with Russian sister-city

By Troy R. Bennett, BDN Staff

Activist Meaghan LaSala speaks at a press conference at Portland’s City Hall on Monday urging the city council to suspend official government exchange visits from their sister city of Archangel, Russia. Speakers said three Archangel university professors who visited Portland last year are coming under fire because of their support for Russia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community.

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