Music Video Sends A Message Of Tolerance To Russia, With Love
The video for Autoheart's "Moscow" features gay Russian soldiers sharing a smooch in front of the Kremlin.
One of the songs, entitled "Moscow," has a very special message for Russia.
According to the band, the single focuses on "the daft optimism of being in love."
The video, released just last week, is wonderfully geometric, trippy, and fun:
It also features two Russian soldiers:
They seem to really like each other.
In fact, they love each other.
The band made a point to include the kiss in response to the ongoing violent and homophobic incidents in Russia.
Along with the video, the band released a special message:
We are lucky in Britain to have laws that mean whether we are gay, straight, bisexual or anything in between, our relationships are recognised and our rights protected by law. But in Russia there is an anti-gay crisis happening right now: their government does not want to afford their people those same rights and are trying to criminalise even the discussion of gay equality.