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Italian transgender former MP released in Sochi

'Will attend Olympics'

17 February, 10:58
Italian transgender former MP released in Sochi (see previous) (ANSA) - Rome, February 17 - Italian transgender former MP Vladimir Luxuria has been released from a Russian prison after being arrested over the weekend for bearing a pro-gay banner during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Italy's Gay Center said Monday. "I've been released and...I'll (go back) to watching the Games," said Luxuria in a text message to Gay Center, according to spokesman Fabrizio Marrazzo.

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