The action, in which LGBT activists draped their rainbow flag over the Motherland statue in Kiev, is called “Mother Understands and Supports.”
I never thought I'd see anything like this but here we are!
The legendary Motherland monument in Kyiv with a rainbow flag. #PrideMonth
— Oksana Pokalchuk (@OPokalchuk) June 21, 2020
Ukrainians are about as homophobic as Russians, according to polls.
But the cargo cult is more important.
The wars in the comments – or khokhlosrach, as they are known in our parts – are, at least, amusing to observe, generating unlikely alliances of convenience between the homophobe majority of older sovoks and nationalist Azov types vs. the rainbow-hued Eurointegrators.