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14 Important Things About The Trump Admin You May Have Missed Amid All This Insanity

Here's what else the president has been up to.

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6. Gay Russians are trying to flee a brutal crackdown in Chechnya, but they believe the State Department will deny them a safe haven.

Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP / Getty Images

Russian LGBT rights activist Nikita Safronov poses after being detained in central Moscow.

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10. Trump's administration released new anti-abortion rules that will apply to almost $9 billion in global health funding, including a massive HIV/AIDS prevention program, which critics say is motivated by ideology and not medical concerns.

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UPDATE

This post has been updated to reflect a correction made in a separate article that LGBT people in Chechnya believe the State Department will deny them visas. A previous version of the post incorrectly said they had been denied visas.

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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