Rammstein Members Kiss on Stage To Defy Russian Anti-LGBT Laws

Rammstein have kicked up some controversy over at a recent show in Moscow, Russia - because that's what they do!

During the middle of the set, guitarists Richard Kruspe and Paul Landers briefly snuck in a little peck, which a direct stab at Russia's anti-LGBT laws which were introduced by Vladimir Putin in 2013.

Known as the "gay propaganda" law, the act of "propagating non-traditional sexual relationships to a minor" can be punished with a fine, with foreigners facing detention and deportation.

The kiss is shown in the footage below at around the 4:55 mark:


Rammstein even took it further by uploading a photo of the event to their Instagram with the caption "Russian, we love you!"

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Россия, мы любим тебя! Photos: @jenskochphoto

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Rammstein are currently in the midst of a stadium tour around Europe in support of their new self-titled album, which was their first album in a decade. 

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