Russia has made the first arrests of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
Four gay rights activists, including one pregnant woman, were arrested in St Petersburg today.
LGBTI advocate Anastasia Smirnova led the group holding a banner, according to the Russian LGBT network.
It said: ‘Discrimination is incompatible with the Olympic Movement. Principle 6. Olympic Charter.'
Speaking to Gay Star News, a police spokesman confirmed the arrests and said they would be held until further notice. They could answer no further questions at this time.