SIMFEROPOL (QHA) - In Simferopol, a rally was organized by the Crimean branch of “Party of Regions” in support of the current government. After the event, its participants left for Kyiv to support President Viktor Yanukovych. In Simferopol, meeting participants held banners reading: “Blood on Maidan- fault of extremists”, “No to foreign interference”, “No to Fascism”, “Crimeans support President Yanukovych” and others. Deputies of the Crimean Parliament spoke to the participants. In particular, Nikolay Kolesnichenko called on the participants to not allow “orange revolutionaries” to Crimea. Boris Frotman urged participants to demonstrate to the country and world community that “normal citizens of Ukraine are for stability, for President and will never support the Bandera coup.” After the event, the participants left for Kyiv to support President Viktor Yanukovych.

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