At the equality March in Kiev, police will be as much as the participants

На Марше равенства в Киеве полиции будет столько же, сколько участников

At the venue of the event, as last year, will be installed barrier turnstiles and ceiling.

In the equality March on Sunday will be attended by about 5 thousand people, it will protect up to 5 thousand militiamen, said the head of the national police of Kiev Andrey Krishchenko in an interview to “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“The application indicates participation in the procession up to 5 thousand people. Given that last year was declared one thousand, and it’s two, I think, in this time, five thousand claimed to be. Perhaps even more is possible,” he said.

According to Krishchenko, at the venue of the event, as last year, will be installed barrier turnstiles, the ceiling and the filtration framework, it is planned to establish four checkpoints, selectively will be checked the documents and contents of the marchers.

Will also work cynologists with guard dogs, mounted police.

The head of the Kyiv police said that the police will be to ensure the safety of the event.

“We had several meetings with the organizers, these meetings were attended by representatives of 10 embassies, missions of the European Union, OSCE – this event is held under the scrutiny of the European community. We, the organizers discussed the route, security measures and everything you need for a relaxing safe conduct of the event,” he said.

While Krishchenko noted that the police conduct meetings with opponents of the March.

We will remind that on the eve of the March for equality, which will be held on Sunday, June 18, opponents of LGBT people are threatened with physical harm to its participants, according to Gay Alliance Ukraine.