Russian Gay Activists Attacked in St. Petersburg, Interfax Says

Russian gay activists were attacked today in St. Petersburg, Interfax newswire said, citing a report by its correspondent on the scene.

Scores of masked men stopped a bus carrying the activists from an anti-homophobia rally and started beating them, Interfax said.

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