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We hear how Russian LGBT ...

We hear how Russian LGBT activist Nikolai Alexeyev organized Moscow's first ever city-approved protest for gay rights and about the recent sacking of the city's openly homophobic mayor. Then, Patrick Symmes spent a month living on the Cuban ration system. We'll hear what it was like. And, Cubans were forbidden from owning new cars after the revolution, so most Cubans own American pre-1959 models. Amelia de Sousa reports from Havana.

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