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Due to the Day of Crimean Resistance against Russia’s Occupation the activists held rallies outside the Russian Embassy in Ankara and the Russian Consulate in Istanbul.

- On the Day of Crimean Resistance against Russia’s Occupation protest rallies were held in Turkey. The Crimean Tatar Cultural and Mutual Aid Association held a peaceful protest outside the Russian Embassy in Ankara and the Russian Consulate in Istanbul, Mustafa Dzhemilev, the Ukraine’s Presidential Envoy on Crimean Tatar Issues, wrote on Facebook.

February, 26 has been recognized the Day of Crimean Resistance against Russia’s Occupation as this day the city of Simferopol hosted a rally against the separatist sentiments in Crimean Parliament, which resulted in peninsula being occupied by Russia.

The Russian Federation occupied Crimea in February-March 2014 saying a falsified 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.

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