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Head of Gay Forum of Ukraine beaten in Kiev

Anatolii Stepanov / Reuters

Anatolii Stepanov / Reuters

Unidentified people beat Svyatoslav Sheremet (on ground), head of the Gay Forum of Ukraine public organization, in Kiev, May 20. Sheremet was attacked after meeting with members of the media to inform them that a scheduled gay parade was canceled. The attackers ran off when they realised members of the media were documenting the attack.