Several thousand people participated in the March of LGBT activists in the center of Kiev

*** Supporters of traditional values are also staged

Kiev. June 18. INTERFAX – Activists of the LGBT community on Sunday gathered in Central Kiev for so-called equality March.

The event was attended by several thousand people, including a number of Ukrainian deputies and public figures, as well as member of the European Parliament Rebecca harms, the state Minister in the German foreign Ministry for European Affairs Michael Roth, the German Ambassador in Ukraine, Ernst Reichel.

Before the equality March about a dozen of his opponents ran to the pillar, trying to prevent the action. Law enforcement officers brought them outside installed along the route of the March cordons.

In addition, the near part of the fence near the building of the National Opera were about a thousand opponents of the March, in favour of the preservation of traditional Christian values. They were holding posters with quotes from the Bible, wooden crosses. Between the protesters and participants of the equality March rose double thick line law enforcement officers in riot gear.