Russian police officers detain gay rights activist Nikolai Alexeyev during an attempt to hold a gay pride parade in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 27, 2012. Russian police have detained around a dozen ... more 
Russian police officers detain gay rights activist Nikolai Alexeyev during an attempt to hold 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 Moscow 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 9:19 AM EDT