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  • Russian censors have cut five minutes of footage from the Elton John biopic, Rocketman. 1 / 9

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  • Their reasoning is the movie’s scenes of gay sex and men kissing violate the country's homosexual propaganda laws. 2 / 9

  • Rocketman’s makers called the decision “a sad reflection of the divided world we still live in.” 3 / 9

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  • Rocketman stars Kingsmen actor Taron Egerton as the iconic musician. 4 / 9

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  • The biopic is now in theaters and is already receiving rave reviews. 5 / 9

  • But the makers of Rocketman had to fight to get the R-rated film they wanted... 6 / 9

  • A film that depicts Elton John’s sexuality in a frank and honest way. 7 / 9

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  • Sadly, Russian fans of the singer won’t get to see Rocketman as it was intended. 8 / 9

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