Activists held a silent protest at the Russian Embassy in Kyiv
The action is dedicated to the Day of Resistance of the Crimea to the Russian occupation
Four years ago, on February 26, 2014, in front of the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea, a rally was held under the slogan "Preservation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and preventing the adoption of decisions by the Verkhovna Rada of
At that time, up to 15,000 participants protested against the separatism. In parallel, a pro-Russian rally took place, up to 4,000 people took part in it. Thanks to the protests of pro-Ukrainian activists, the extraordinary parliamentary session did not t
The participants of today's action expressed solidarity with the Ukrainian hostages of the Kremlin. They noted that at least 64 people are being held in Russia and in the annexed Crimea on trumped-up criminal cases.
The action was attended by Ukrainian and foreign human rights defenders, residents of the Crimea, relatives of those illegally convicted in the Crimea for their pro-Ukrainian position
Political emigrants from Russia also came to the Russian Embassy. They protested against the illegal arrests of Ukrainians in Russia
Similar actions in support of the Kremlin's prisoners will be held in Chernihiv, Lviv, Odesa, Riga and Warsaw