Today, March 3, a flashmob "Crimea – it is Ukraine," timed to the second year of Russia's occupation of Crimea, was held outside the Embassy of Ukraine in the People's Republic of China , the Ukrainian Embassy reported on Facebook.

The event was attended by employees of the "Ukrainian House" in Beijing, as well as representatives of the Ukrainian community.

- The aim of the flash mob is to consolidate the public opinion on Crimean issue and show solidarity with Ukrainians who are repressed in Crimea. Crimea was, is and will always be an integral part of Ukraine! Reads a statement.

Russia occupied Crimea in February-March 2014 saying a rigged referendum on March, 16 showed that Crimean residents want to join Russia. The international community has not recognized the annexation. For Ukraine, Crimea remains the temporarily occupied territory.

Photo: Facebook Embassy of Ukraine in China