Russian newspaper becomes the first media outlet punished under ‘gay propaganda’ laws.
However, a spokesperson for the Prime Minister denies this is a ‘snub’.
Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann says an out footballer would ‘no longer have fun playing’.
Demetri Marchessini criticises The Times columnist Libby Purves for her pro-gay views.
Sochi, where next month’s Winter Olympics will be held, has a population of 350,000.