While the WWP project is in Sofia, Bulgaria, this weekend for the pride march, we will unfortunately be missing St. Petersburg Pride in Russia, the city’s first. Like Moscow pride, this event has been banned by the government and under threat from national extremists. In addition, no foreign consulates have showed any support against the human rights violations taking place.
Despites threats of violence the pride march will stake place this Saturday, June 26.
Please know, Our thoughts are with you, and we hope for a safe Pride!
The organizers of the Pride are currently collecting signatures for an open letter to the the Government Representatives of the Russian Federation –