Pro-Crimean rallies to be held in Moscow

February 28, 2014 RBTH, Interfax
The Gorky Park administration has allowed two public rallies to be held on March 1 in support of the Crimean people.

The Gorky Park administration has allowed two public rallies to be held on March 1 in support of the Crimean people.

A rally in support of Russian communities in Ukraine will be held in the "Hyde Park" area of the Gorky Park on Saturday, March 1, according to the park's official website.

A rally with the stated number of up to 2,000 participants will take place from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., the announcement said.

The second event will be held in between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The maximum permitted number of demonstrators is 1,000.

The title of the public rally is: "To express support for the Crimean people and Sevastopol residents following the recent events. A flash mob."

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