The Equality March, which had taken place as part of the KyivPride 2017 in the city’s downtown area, was held without any problems with law enforcement, its participants were unharmed, however two policemen sustained minor injuries while detaining six protesters against the event, Ukrainian law enforcement structures said.
“All events held today have already concluded. Participants are currently dispersing, public order in all [transport] locations in various areas was fully ensures. The National Police, the National Guard, all units of the Interior Ministry met the set objectives,” Ukrainian First Deputy Interior Minister Serhiy Yarovoi said at a briefing in Kyiv on June 18.
However, there were minor scuffles between policemen and protesters against the Equality March, Andriy Kryschenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian National Police said.