On February 26, on the Day of the Resistance of the Crimea to the Russian occupation, an action was held in Moscow in support of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians, who resisted Russian aggression, one of the participants of the action Olgizza Vishnevetskaya commented on the event on her Facebook page.

“Today is a special day -  the 26th of  February. This is the day of the beginning of the occupation of the Crimea by Putin's troops and this is the day of the beginning of resistance of Crimeans, Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians to this occupation.”

The people of Moscow went to the action with posters "The status of the indigenous people and "independence" of the Crimean Tatars", "No to war with Ukraine", "Freedom to the unbowed Crimea".

QHA reported that on February 26 at the Independence Square in Kyiv a large rally of solidarity with the occupied Crimea took place. Crimean Tatars and activists gathered in the center of Kyiv at the stela on Maidan, where they remembered the victims of the Russian occupation. The meeting was organized by the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, Avtomaidan and other political and human rights organizations