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Thousands Take To Kyiv's Streets For Pride Parade

Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights marched in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv under a heavy police presence on June 23.

They marched in the center of the capital on June 23 while waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags as thousands of police and National Guard troops stood by to ensure order.

Organizers of the "March of Equality" said about 8,000 people took part in the event and several Western diplomats also attended the rally.

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