Moscow’s first gay pride parade on Saturday was marked by violence and arrests, with skinheads and other right-wing protesters attacking marchers in the Russian capital.Pride marchers went ahead with the event despite authorities’ refusal to endorse the event.When the gay marchers tried to lay flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, they were kicked and punched by about 100 right-wing protesters, Associated Press reported.Police then arrested about 120 marchers and protesters, including the parade’s lead organiser Nikolai Alexeyev.The Washington Post reported several anti-gay protesters chanting Moscow is not Sodom were not arrested.

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