Tag Archives: Kiev

UKRAINE: Hundreds Of Riot Police Swarm And Teargas Far-Right Extremists At Kiev Pride, 56 Arrested [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Ukrainian police said they had detained 56 members of far-right radical groups in Kiev on Sunday after scuffles before the capital’s gay pride march. Early in the morning, more than 150 far-right protesters had sought to block off the route of the march through central Kiev. Small clashes broke out when police in riot gear moved to clear …

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UKRAINE: Thousands Of Riot Police Flank Pride Parade To Protect Attendees From Ultra-Nationalists [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital amid tight security Sunday. A counter-demonstration by a few hundred ultra-nationalists resulted in scuffles with police in which two officers were injured and six people arrested, Kiev police chief Andrei Krishchenko said. Much of downtown Kiev was cordoned off and about 5,000 police officers were …

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Ten Nations Select Eurovision 2017 Entries [VIDEO]

The International Olympic Super Bowl Of Homosexuality And Camp, more commonly known as the Eurovision Song Contest, arrives in May and ten nations so far have selected their entries. Watch below. You’ll note that a “Celebrate Diversity” logo appears between every snippet. This year’s contest will be held in Kiev as Ukraine won last year with their grim song about …

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UKRAINE: Neo-Nazis Predict “Bloodbath” At Kiev Pride

Pravda reports: On June 12, the LGBT community of Ukraine is to hold of a gay parade in Kiev. The event will called “The March of Equality”. The Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) is ready to take part in the event as well. They have already pledged to brutally disperse all who come to the march, spokesperson for the Right …

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UKRAINE: Hundreds Of Riot Police Protect Kiev Pride During Attack By Neo-Nazis, Dozens Arrested, Several Cops Injured

Via NBC News: Several dozen unknown assailants attacked a gay pride rally in Kiev on Saturday, throwing flares and wounding two policemen, a Reuters witness reported. Organizers for ‘KyivPride2015’ said the march along the Dnipro river would go ahead despite warnings from city mayor Vitaly Klitschko, who advised the event be canceled because of a threat of violence from far-right …

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Comrade Brian Brown: I’m Proud To Collaborate With Russia’s Thuggish Gov’t

As we know, hate group leaders Brian Brown and Scott Lively are conspirators in Russia’s pogrom against its own LGBT citizens. But the virulently anti-gay World Congress Of Families didn’t only meet in Moscow last week. Via press release today: On October 13, the delegation met in Kiev with representatives of parents groups from all over the country. The meeting …

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Ukraine Holds First Gay Pride Event

Ukraine saw its first-ever gay pride event today in Kiev, where activists were prepared for the sort of violence seen last week in Georgia.  As you’ll see in the short clip below, there were a few frightening scuffles, but the small event concluded without injuries. Pink News reports: Despite a ban by a local court, more than a hundred LGBT …

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