Two hours before the rally in Central Moscow, where he held a rally-concert dedicated to the anniversary of the reunification of the Crimea with Russia, there were about 3 thousand People.
"two hours before the rally in the Russian capital before the part has accumulated about 3 thousand People," - said in the report Mob Counter (project, which deals with the count of active participants on socio-political events in the capital and St. Petersburg) on Twitter. Simultaneously, the press service of the Metropolitan police stated that about 5 thousand People gathered in the centre of Russia's capital for a rally-concert, reports news Agency." two hours before the rally-concert " We are together ", dedicated to the reunification of the Crimea with Russia, in the city center were gathered about 5 thousand People. There has been a major influx of Residents, " said the interviewer. Festive events to mark the anniversary of the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol to the Russian Federation will be held on Wednesday in most cities of Russia. Kamchatka traditionally congratulated the citizens of the Crimean Peninsula with the first date. Despite heavy snow and wind, about 5 thousand People came to the rally in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. However, the Russian interior Ministry said on strengthening security measures and law enforcement in the regions of the country to celebrate the anniversary of the reunification of the Crimea with Russia. According to the Ministry, on Wednesday across the country will be about 140 events, it is expected that they will be part of about 365 thousand People. The interior Ministry stressed that the gathering place, people will be inspected by experts with dogs, Residents will be screened with the use of stationary metal detectors and hand-held metal detectors. Crimea and Sevastopol 16 March emphasize the 1-year anniversary of the referendum in which an overwhelming number of voters voted for secession from Ukraine and reunification with Russia. In Crimea for entry into the Russian Federation voted 96, 77%, in Sevastopol - 95, 6%. Both regions became Russian subjects on 18 March, the day in the Crimea and Sevastopol declared festive holiday. March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia, as well as a decree on the formation of the Crimean Federal district. Fifteen of March on the TV channel "Russia-1" released a documentary film by Andrei Kondrashov " Crimea. The path to the Homeland " in which the Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about the events leading to the return of the Crimea to Russia. The Manager said that he'd do the same as during the events of " spring ", if they are repeated. He also revealed about the salvation of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych met with Sergei Aksyonov, who headed the Crimea, as well as the U.S. role in the coup in Ukraine.