Gay Parade in Kiev with 5:1 Police-Marcher Ratio; 6 Nationalists Detained; 5 Ukrainian Soldiers WIA

June 18, 2017
Gay pride march in Kiev, June 18, 2017. Photo by Serhii Nuzhnenko/Radio Svoboda

Ukraine Day 1217: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in battle today. Six nationalists were arrested at the heavily-guarded gay parade in Kiev today for attempting to disrupt it.

Yesterday’s coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here.

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