Organizer Says Pride Parade In Kiev More Of A ‘Celebration’ This Year

A heavy police presence guarded supporters of LGBT rights at the Gay Pride parade in Kiev Sunday. In previous years, violence has broken out between Pride supporters and far-right protesters.

In the Ukranian capital Kiev’s pride parade Sunday, a heavy police presence protected the marchers suppporting LGBT rights. In previous years the event has often been marred by violence.

(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP)