Russian Parliament Claimed That FIFA 17 Violated The Law of ‘Gay Propaganda’

Dec 07,2016

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In Russia, YouTuber may be imprisoned for playing Pokémon Go, Microsoft Outlook may be banned from government computers for being an American boogeyman, and if you access LinkedLn from St. Petersbur, then good luck to you! Recently, the Electronic Arts became the country's new target as EA Sports just launched a feature that allows players to select a rainbow kit for their virtual gamers to support the LGBT rights group Stonewall's Rainbow Laces campaign to combat homophobia in sports, which has aroused strong repercussions in the Russian government. The Russian MPs claimed that the game supports anti-gay terrorist campaign is illegal, FIFA 17 Violated The Law of  ‘Gay Propaganda’.


For some Russian politicians, "FIFA 17" is not just about football video games - it may also be a tool of "gay propaganda" that violates the controversial 2013 Russian law that prohibits the promotion of "nontraditional sexual relations" to children.

Russia's review of the treatment of LGBT people on the eve of the 2014 Olympic Games and the adoption in 2013 of the Act on the Protection of Children from Information Infringement and the Promotion of the Refusal of Traditional Family Values to restrict child contact is not conducive to childbearing. Those found to have violated the law will be fined heavily.

Russia passed a law of “For the Purpose of Protecting Children from Information Advocating for a Denial of Traditional Family Values” in 2013, to  limit the children contact sexual relations, not conducive to childbearing.Those who violated the law will be fined with huge money.

The Russian MPs have written to the FCC, saying it violated the 2013 law prohibiting "gay propaganda", requiring it to review and possibly ban games from being released in Russia.

In the letter, MPs from the President Vladimir Putin's United Russia Party and the Communist Party wrote: "The Actions of EA's FIFA multi-platform video game inviting users to support the action of the Premier League's "Rainbow Shoelaces" Massive campaigns support the LGBT community, has violated the Russia Law the ‘protection of children from information harmful to their health and development’ which was launched in 2013. According to the law, it is necessary to verify that the computer game FIFA 17 meets the specified age group and that the game is consistent with Russian legislation."

If not, MPs Rashkin suggested that the Russian government ask developers to change the game or impose age restrictions on the game.

The former figure skater who got the Olympic gold for three times, Irina Rodnina, now representing Russian President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federal Party in parliament, supported the investigation, but told Izvestia that the responsibility should not be at the developer, but " Of the laws and regulations. 

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