Yesterday, February,28 the representatives of the Ukrainian Diaspora reminded Europeans of Russia’s occupation of Crimea and its aggression in Donbas. Holding blue and yellow flags, the Ukrainian emigrants hit the streets of major cities in Portugal, France, Italy and Spain.
The rallies were peaceful. Activists sang the Ukrainian National Anthem and chanted, "Crimea - it is Ukraine", "Ukraine - this is Europe." The representatives of the Diaspora urged the Russian authorities to release illegally detained Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars, reported 112.
On the eve, the Ukrainian Embassy in Portugal organized an information campaign agitating people to visit demonstration-march on February, 28.
February, 27 on the Day of Crimea’s Resistance against Russia’s Occupation, rallies were held in Istanbul and Ankara.
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that the work of Ukrainian diplomats will create all the conditions that Russia willingly sits down at the negotiating table concerning the Crimean issue.
Trial of Chiygoz in Crimea: 31st hearing (UPDATED)
Crimea is not a part of Russia but a political tool
Steinmeier: Minsk agreement preserved peace in Europe
Rally in support of missing held near Russian Embassy
Construction of reservoir to cause damage to Crimean ecology
Hayser Jemilev may be soon released
Nearly 60 future police officers killed in Pakistan
Explosion in Antalya: Some people injured
Children of Crimean Deportation photo exhibition in Istanbul
Ukraine and Turkey will jointly produce military equipment
German politicians came to occupied Crimea
Russia: Question of humanitarian pause in Syria is not relev
MFA calls Syrian AMB to account for statement on Crimea
Occupants are preparing "electrical noose" for Crimean
It became known, where Ukrainians go to work
Plane crashed in Malta
Iraq: Two journalists killed in a war zone
Crimea felt lack of qualified health professionals
Lviv hosts National Communities Forum
Darkness and queues on ferry await Crimea
Disabled ATO soldiers proved their strength
The 46 Film Festival Molodist opened in Kyiv
"My Ukraine" on canvas of artist
Largest entertainment park for children opened in Kyiv
Power outages began in Crimea