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Rihanna campaigns for gay rights in Russia

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Rihanna adds star power to campaign for gay rights in Russia. (Source: CNN) Rihanna adds star power to campaign for gay rights in Russia. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) - Rihanna is adding her star power to the fight for gay rights in Russia.

The singer posted a photo of herself on Twitter wearing a hat that read 'P-6' - that's short for 'Principle 6,' which is the campaign speaking out against Russia's anti-gay propaganda law.

Rihanna also posted links to articles highlighting the issue.

Russia has faced criticism for its policies involving homosexuality leading up to the Olympics in Sochi.

In June, its parliament passed a law that makes it illegal to tell children about gay equality.

The international community has widely criticized the law as archaic and discriminatory.

Last week, Russia's prime minister signed a decree banning foreign same-sex couples from adopting Russian children.

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