Aksyonov cancels May Day demonstrations in Crimea

Celebrations will not be held on May 1 due to the fact that this year's Labor Day coincides with the Orthodox Easter.

20 April 2016 14:08

Crimean authorities will not organize this year's official May Day demonstrations and rallies because of the Orthodox Easter, the press center of Sergey Aksyonov, the so-called Head of the Republic of Crimea, reports.

“This year, the May Day coincides with the Easter holiday. The authorities of the Republic of Crimea are not planning to hold this year's May Day demonstrations and rallies. There is also expected to be no official celebration. However, citizens can decide for themselves how they will celebrate the holiday of spring and labor,” reads the statement.

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