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Russian Parents Group Wants Elton John's Concert Canceled

Elton may not be granted his wish to quietly perform in Russia without ruffling any feathers if a parenting organization in the country has any sway with Putin. 

The Chicago Tribune reports:

A Russian parents' committee has asked President Vladimir Putin to cancel a planned concert by gay musician Elton John, saying he intended to violate a ban on "homosexual propaganda".

In an open letter to Putin, the local parents' group in central Ural region was reported by media as saying: "The singer intends to come out in support of local sodomites and break the current Russian law, directed at protecting children."

Elton is scheduled to play Moscow on December 6 and Kazan on the December 7.