In Lviv radicals initiated clashes with police, protesting against LGBT festival

Source : 112 Ukraine

No law enforcement officers were seriously injured
12:09, 20 March 2016

In Lviv, the representatives of the radical organizations protested against the holding of the LGBT festival. They started a brawl with police, reported “Gazeta po Ukrainsky”.

It is noted that firstly representatives of the ultra-right organizations peacefully communicated with the police. After receiving reports of mining hotel, where the participants of the action have settled, law enforcement officers began to evacuate LGBT participants, staff and visitors from the hotel.

Earlier we reported that Lviv District Court banned LGBT action

At this point, the protesters initiated clashes with the police. Unidentified masked men tried to break through a police cordon and throwing firecrackers at the buses with representatives of LGBT. When the buses escorted by Special Forces left the hotel on Noyab’rski Chin Street, radicals pelted vehicles with stones. No law enforcement officers were seriously injured.

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