RUSSIA AND UKRAINE, TOLERANCE AND HOMOPHOBIA TESTED

Recently  ChebuRussia TV published video, which recorded the reaction of citizens to the two men

walking around Moscow holding hands. It recorded an array of homophobic abuse by passers-by:

A similar experiment was conducted in Kyiv, Ukraine by Bird in Flight to see what the reaction would be on the streets of Kyiv:

The trade union movement campaigns against such intolerance and the TUC Charter on international LGBT solidarity spells out the duty of unions to support LGBT people facing oppression across the world, and explains the principles on which it must be based. The Charter has been endorsed by the International TUC:

https://www.tuc.org.uk/sites/default/files/LGBTTUCharter.pdf

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