Local police charged Evdokia Romanova last month with violating Russia's "anti-gay propaganda" law by posting articles from BuzzFeed News and other outlets.
This is why we can't have nice things.
The bill that was scheduled to be debated on Friday would have effectively punished gays and lesbians for coming out.
Nikolai Alexeyev, the founder of the Moscow Gay Pride Movement, and another activist are the first to be fined under the new federal law, according to reports.
As pressure mounts against Russia’s anti-LGBT propaganda law and for the International Olympics Committee to take action in support of human rights, NBC says advertisers are still committed to the Sochi Games.