Participants of the rally in Kharkov march to the Russian consulate
About 3,000 members of the rally “No stepping back”, which takes place near the Kharkov Regional State Administrations, moved down the Ivanova Street to the Russian consulate on Olminskogo Street. Kharkov Regional State Administration is surrounded by about 200 policemen with shields. Protesters chant, “Russia”, “Kharkov”, “Referendum”.
As previously reported, representatives of the protesters met with Governor Igor Baluta, informed that they do not recognize him as the legitimate governor, and demanded holding a regional referendum on federal status of Ukraine.