Russian gay activist Nikolai Alexeyev speaks to the press outside the Moscow's mayor office before a gay pride parade in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 27, 2012. Russian police have detained around a ... more 
Russian gay activist Nikolai Alexeyev speaks to the press outside the Moscow's mayor office before a gay pride parade in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 27, 2012. Russian police have detained around a dozen protesters demanding the right to hold a gay pride parade in Moscow. Activists have long petitioned the government for permission to stage such a parade, but have always been denied. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mikhail Metzel
Sun, May 27, 2012 9:18 AM EDT