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FILE - This Nov. 30, 2013 file photo shows Elton John performing in Rosemont, Ill. Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that country's harsh new anti-gay law. John said Wednesday that he visited Russia in December concerned that the new law would affect how he was treated as "an openly gay foreigner." He says he received a warm welcome. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - This Nov. 30, 2013 file photo shows Elton John performing in Rosemont, Ill. Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that country's harsh new anti-gay law. John said Wednesday that he visited Russia in December concerned that the new law would affect how he was treated as "an openly gay foreigner." He says he received a warm welcome. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

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