Donetsk protesters demand to hold a referendum on May 25 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Donetsk separatists held a rally demanding a referendum on a federal status of Ukraine. The protesters are holding flags of Russia, USSR, St. Andrew's flag. People continue coming up to the city's central square.
The draft resolution of the rally says that the protesters demand to hold, by March 26, extraordinary sessions of regional councils in the southeastern Ukraine, which would schedule a referendum on May 25. In case of failing to comply with their demands, protesters intend to start the action “The deputy does not come to you - we go to the deputy”.
Rallies with such demands have been planned for today throughout the southeast of Ukraine.