The rally in support of relations with Russia was held in the capital of the Crimea
Today the rally in support of friendly relations with Russia and for maintenance of peace and stability in the autonomy was held in Simferopol on the main square of the city.
Activists came with banners that said "The Crimea took the destiny in its own hands!" "Thank you Russia! You are our protection!" "The West, stay out of the Crimean issue," "Russia is the peacemaker", "People chose the referendum", they chanted "We are for peace!" "We demand the referendum!" "Russia!"
The referendum to extend powers of the autonomy will be held in the Crimea on March 30.