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Riot police watch as a rainbow of balloons are released into the sky as several hundred LGBT activists hold a rally in central St. Petersburg to mark the International Day Against Homophobia. The rally's organisers had police permission and a promise to tighten security. In the event only a small number of homophobes turned up to protest at the rally. /Felix Features (MANDATORY CREDIT   photo: Mads Nissen/Panos Pictures /Felix Features)