In Kiev radicals attacked a canadian photographer

© AFP 2018 / Sergei Irfanula far-right groups are holding banners and Christian flags in protest March against the rights of transgender people in Kiev. 18 Nov 2018In Kiev radicals attacked a canadian photographer© 2018 AFP / Sergei Supinsky

Opponents of the March in defense of the rights of transgender people were attacked in Central Kiev on canadian photographer Michael Colborne, police filed a case under article «hooliganism», reports the press service of the city police.

Earlier it was reported that on Sunday in Kiev disrupted a March for the rights of transgender people, the police reported about two victims. According to police, the canadian said that initially he had a verbal altercation with two men when he led a shooting Sunday afternoon near the St. Vladimir Cathedral.

«As a result, one of them struck the victim in the face, and another used pepper spray. After that, the attackers fled. Their photo from behind the alien gave police. The search continues for the offenders. Criminal proceedings initiated on the second part of article 296 (hooliganism) of the Criminal code of Ukraine», — stated in the message.

For such an offence provided for up to four years of imprisonment.

«Broken glasses and cuts on my face and lip is another proof that this country has a huge far-right problem,» wrote canadian journalist Michael Colborne in his Twitter.

In addition, the Ukrainian TV channel NewsOne reports, reporter spat in the face of opponents above the March Sunday, when the reporter was covering. The journalist in connection with this written statement to the police about the attack.

«We wrote a statement about obstruction of journalistic activities in the office of the police of Shevchenkivskiy police Department, and indicated that was attended by Najat Oksana Korchynska with his supporters. The police said that there are several detainees. They must deliver to the office,» — said the correspondent Bogdan Amines.