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Ukraine: Hundreds march in Kiev to mark 'Day of Crimean Resistance'01:59

Ukraine: Hundreds march in Kiev to mark 'Day of Crimean Resistance'

Ukraine, Kiev
February 26, 2017 at 17:08 GMT -00:00 · Published

Led by the head of the Crimean Tatar national movement in Ukraine, Refat Chubarov, hundreds marched through Kiev on Sunday, to mark a 'Day of Crimean Resistance.'

The march was organised by the Mejlis central ruling body of the Crimean Tatar people along with a number of public and youth organisations. The crowds marched through the city centre to Independence Square where a rally was held.

On April 26, 2016, the Supreme Court of the Crimean Republic outlawed the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People as an extremist group and banned its activities on the whole territory of the Russian Federation.

On March 16, 2014, a referendum was held which resulted in the Crimean Peninsula being officially incorporated into the Russian Federation.

Ukraine: Hundreds march in Kiev to mark 'Day of Crimean Resistance'01:59
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Led by the head of the Crimean Tatar national movement in Ukraine, Refat Chubarov, hundreds marched through Kiev on Sunday, to mark a 'Day of Crimean Resistance.'

The march was organised by the Mejlis central ruling body of the Crimean Tatar people along with a number of public and youth organisations. The crowds marched through the city centre to Independence Square where a rally was held.

On April 26, 2016, the Supreme Court of the Crimean Republic outlawed the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People as an extremist group and banned its activities on the whole territory of the Russian Federation.

On March 16, 2014, a referendum was held which resulted in the Crimean Peninsula being officially incorporated into the Russian Federation.

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