28 arrested after protesters throw eggs at Baltic Pride

A group of protesters defied the large police presence at the Baltic Pride march in the Lithuanian capital, throwing eggs at participants and attempting to storm a stage.

Around 600 people marched for LGBT Pride through the streets of Vilnius today. It was only the second time the event, known as March for Equality, had taken place in the country.

They were met by hundreds of protesters, 50 of whom were held off by police when they tried to storm the stage where activists were speaking.

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