SIMFEROPOL, March 01, 18:19 /ITAR-TASS/. Thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of Simferopol, the capital of Ukraine’s autonomy of Crimea, on Saturday, March 1, and returned to central Lenin Square where they had started.
About 5,000 people have gathered in the square. They are holding large Russian tricolour flags and chanting pro-Russian slogans. They are also carrying “No to fascism” and “No to Nazism” posters.
One of the demonstrators said through a loudspeaker that Russian flags had been hoisted in Odessa, Kharkov and several other Ukrainian cities.