Thousands attend gay pride march in Ukraine's capital
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KIEV, Ukraine — Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine's capital amid tight security Sunday.
A counterdemonstration by a few hundred ultranationalists resulted in scuffles with police in which two officers were injured and six people arrested,
Much of downtown
People marched in colorful costumes and with rainbow flags and placards, including one that read "Love and let love."
The ultranationalist group Right Sector had warned the day before that their supporters would ensure the parade ended in a "bloodbath."
Previous gay pride rallies in Ukraine have ended in violence. In 2015, a gay pride march was called off when right-wing activists pelted participants with smoke grenades.