‘Gay-hunters’ sounded silly to Russia’s LGBT. Then tragedy struck
A group with a hit list has promised ‘very dangerous and cruel little gifts’ to a number of gay activists
When LGBT activist Yelena Grigoryeva found her name on a hit list of a “gay-hunting” group, she did not appear to take the threat seriously.
The group called itself “Pila”, meaning “saw”, after the series of Hollywood horror films of the same name, in which a serial killer plays games with his victims.
Pila promised “very dangerous and cruel little gifts” to a number of Russia’s gay activists...