About 45 thousand People gathered in the capital of Russia for an hour before the rally-concert dedicated to the anniversary of the reunification of the Crimea with Russia, said the press service of the Moscow police.
"citizens continue to come," said Commissioner of police, reports news Agency. 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 Cloverville 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.