Why Is Lady Gaga Mad at Russia?

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Lady Gaga is mad at the way Russia treats their LGBT citizens and has taken to her Twitter and Facebook pages to express her frustration, hoping that it will help bring about some change. NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28:  Lady Gaga attends The Rally during NYC Pride 2013 on June 28, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)Lady Gaga, who has long been an outspoken LGBT advocate, is angry with Russia for the way they treat their LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi and/or Transgender) citizens.

According to Gaga, the country implements cruel tactics for dealing with such citizens and she is ready to stand up and fight on their behalf.

"Sending bravery to LGBTs in Russia. The rise in government abuse is archaic. Hosing teenagers with pepper spray? Beatings? Mother Russia?" she Tweeted. "The Russian government is criminal. Oppression will be met with revolution. Russian LGBTs you are not alone. We will fight for your freedom."

This is not the first time Gaga has butted heads with the country. In 2012, a Russian politician tried to take legal action against the "Born This Way" singer after he claimed her concert there promoted "sodomy, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism among minors."

The country also issued a statement after Gaga's concert in August 2012, claiming that she did not have the appropriate Visa to perform there.

The singer addressed the issue in a follow-up tweet after her original statement, saying,
"Why didn't you arrest me when you had the chance, Russia? Because you didn't want answer to the world?"

Wow, she sounds pretty serious about this one...

Gaga has not made it clear what she plans to do in order to stand up for the Russian citizens, but she has never been one to back down from a political struggle, so we're expecting to see some big moves from her in the near future.

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