Gay pride parade in Kyiv, scheduled for June 12, threatens to turn into bloody clashes. Not all who stood on the Maidan for Association with Europe, the activists are ready to associate itself with the EU in this matter. Well, the radicals of the banned in Russia “Right sector” is already stretching my fists, anticipating a “bloody mess” which they predict the event. All this further complicated by the fact that the event will be attended by distinguished guests from the EU, and the number of employees of the national police refuse to protect gays.
“Right sector” published an open letter to the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko with the requirement to prohibit scheduled for June 12 March in support of equality of the rights of the LGBT community. As reported by Ukrainian “Vesti”, the appeal says that the event will split the Ukrainian society, therefore, the mayor of Kiev, please contact the Kyiv district court with the claim about a ban of the gay pride parade. Representatives “Right sector” I remind you that many people in Ukraine are now in a tense psychological condition, especially the soldiers who returned from the ATO. The slightest conflict threatens to escalate into a huge riot. June 12 in Kiev will be a “bloody mess”. The organizers of the March there is still time to abandon it”, – said commenting on the appeal, the speaker of “Right sector” Artem Skoropadsky.
We will remind that on June 6 last year at a similar event in Kiev have already been riots. First pravoseki pelted the procession with firecrackers, injuring the police, then clashed, after which the action quickly turned. LGBT activists managed to get just 500 metres away.
However, this year the promotion is advertised on a larger scale. Accordingly, the more serious may be the answer of the radicals, intolerant of everything that does not fit into their understanding of order. City officials have spoken in support of the event. In addition, invited representatives of European embassies, parliamentarians.
The organizers, however, stress that they are going to hold a gay parade, namely the equality March in support of the LGBT community. But who can cool?
Officially, the Kyiv police said that they are ready to ensure order and allocate 6.5 thousand employees to protect. However, the situation is complicated by the fact that the number of police has already said that will not follow this illegal order. The statement was published online on the page “all-Ukrainian Union of veterans of the ATO”.
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