Exactly what that means regarding the so-called gay propaganda law, though, remains to be seen.
Nikolai Alexeyev responded to a government investigation charging that he insulted two Russian lawmakers on Twitter over their support of Russia's anti-LGBT laws.
The out authors and activists railed against Russia's anti-LGBT laws on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes.
"If you want to boycott Olympic games in Russia… you want to boycott me," said Anton Krasovsky.
Sen. Chuck Schumer believes the Sochi Games provide an excellent opportunity for countries to show support of LGBT people.