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# nikolai-alexeyev - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

May 25th 2013, 1:52 PM 6,168 Views 38 Comments

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

# nikolai-alexeyev - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade

May 27th 2012, 4:32 PM 2,855 Views 23 Comments

Activists tried to hold two demonstrations in Moscow to demand the right to hold a gay pride parade, but they were blocked first by Orthodox Christian opponents and then by police.