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Russian food firm VkusVill triggers row over lesbian family ad

BBC News

July 5, 2021

Russian health food chain VkusVill has triggered a storm of criticism on social media for posting an online advertisement showing a lesbian family, then removing it and apologising.

There was anger from those for and against the ad, which ran on VkusVill’s website under the slogan “Recipes for family happiness”.

The firm said the ad was intended for people aged 18 and above.

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