MOSCOW - Russia's pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva, who last week stoked controversy by voicing strong support of recent anti-gay laws, declared she wanted to leave her "decayed" Russian home town to live in Monaco, in an interview published Thursday. The 31-year-old double Olympic champion said she prefers to live in Monaco, where living and training conditions are better. "I think I will live abroad." Isinbayeva siad. "I will have many responsibilities in Volgograd, but I want to live in Monaco." In her first major interview since the controversy over her comments on gay rights erupted, Isinbayeva disparaged her home town and said she will only come to visit her coach. "What can one do in penniless Volgograd? The city became scary, old. It has decayed," she added." –AFP