PHOTOS: Protesters Challenge Antigay Laws In Moscow, Kiev

Ukrainian and Russian activists took to the streets to protest their respective countries' antigay laws.

BY Editors

September 26 2013 4:00 AM ET

Police officers detained activist Nikolai Alexeyev over an unauthorized protest against Russian laws banning so-called gay propaganda that might be accessible to minors. The protest was held outside the headquarters of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in central Moscow on Wednesday.

A partly visible poster reads, "Homophobia is the shame of Russia!" (Read more about the protest)

Tags: Russia, World