: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Soviet-Style Rallies in the North Caucasus and Beyond Mark Crimea Annexation Anniversary


On March 18, Russia marked the first anniversary of the annexation of Crimea. The extent of the celebrations in southern Russia varied dramatically, according to Kavkazsky Uzel news agency reporters who were on the scene. Twenty people gathered for celebrations in Sochi, but about 13,000 people reportedly rallied in the city of Krasnodar. The variation in the zeal of the Crimea celebrations in the North Caucasian republics was also quite substantial. About 3,000 people rallied in the city of Cherkessk, Karachaevo-Cherkessia, while another 5,000 people participated in celebrations in Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, and 1,500 people rallied in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia. Chechnya, …read more

Source: The Jamestown Foundation

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