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Group wants Yakima to drop Russian sister city to protest anti-gay laws

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YAKIMA — Would the Yakima City Council end a 22-year-long relationship with a Russian sister city in order to make a political statement?

That’s what the left-leaning grass-roots organization MoveOn.org and its members are asking Yakima and 26 other U.S. cities to do in protest of harsh new Russian laws that punish homosexuals and equal rights advocates.

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