During the «equality March» which was held on Sunday, June 18, in Kiev, there were several provocations. According to reports in social networks, in one of the incidents injured a citizen of Israel.
According to the information received, several aggressive young people standing behind the fence, shouting insults at the parade. In the direction of the Israelite, who went with the flag of Israel, they shouted, «Jew!». Then one of the thugs sprayed the marchers with spray paint.
The police of Kiev is reported that, in General, the event, safety of participants who provided 5,5 thousand militiamen, passed without serious provocation. However, the police report does not mention that among the victims were foreign nationals. There is no information about this in Ukrainian mass media.
The website Unian.net reported that three hours after the parade in Kiev, the police detained the attackers who attacked two members of the «equality March». The press service of the Kiev police reported that the incident recorded properly and currently solves a question on excitation of criminal case.
In the March, which was held by the Ukrainian LGBT community, was attended by about three thousand people. During the March participants «Kievprayd» chanted the slogans: «Rebel, love, don’t give it to rights!», «Human rights — above all!», Ukraine is for all» and others.
In the «March of equality» was also attended by members of foreign diplomatic missions in Kyiv, including the ambassadors of Canada and great Britain.
Activists of the Ukrainian nationalist organizations, in particular the «Right sector» and «Freedom» prior to the March blocked the streets of Central Kiev and tried to prevent the rally, which forced police to change the route.
On the eve of the Kiev «equality March» unidentified hackers broke into the website of the LGBT organization «Gay Alliance Ukraine» and threatened the participants of the organization with violence.
«Equality March» held in Kyiv for the sixth time. In 2015, the «equality March» in Kiev lasted only a few minutes and was interrupted by the outbreak of the riots. Shortly after the start of the March 20-30 people started to throw parties, smoke bombs and tear gas canisters. After the riots the police encouraged the protesters to go through the courts. During the clashes injured five people, including police officers. One of the guards was seriously wounded thrown a smoke bomb. The following year, the Kiev authorities tightened security during the gay pride parade.
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