The activist got in trouble for holding a pro-gay sign in a public square.
The Russian president says his nation is most concerned with producing a smooth-running Winter Olympics where all athletes are treated equally.
A Russian toy store chain may have violated the country's so-called gay propaganda ban by selling a controversial game.
The star of a show loosely based on the American sitcom Scrubs says gay people should be burned alive.
Melissa Etheridge marked the launch of Uprising of Love, a new social movement dedicated to supporting LGBT Russians, with a new song.