About the Show

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

On the Next Episode of The Lead

A look at Obama's immigration plan. Plus, how long Takata knew of problems with its airbags.

A look at Obama's immigration plan. Plus, how long Takata knew of problems with its airbags.

January 17th, 2014
05:01 PM ET

Putin says gays 'can feel safe' at Sochi, but 'please leave our children in peace'

Sochi, Russia (CNN) – Russia's Vladimir Putin again sought to downplay fears that gay visitors will be discriminated against as he paid a visit to the Sochi area Friday, exactly three weeks before the Winter Olympics get under way.

Putin's remarks came as he met with volunteers for the games, the state-run Itar-Tass news agency reported.

The President said Russia, unlike some other countries, does not criminalize homosexual relationships.

FULL POST

Posted by ,
Filed under: World Lead
soundoff (No Responses)

Comments are closed.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 130 other followers