On Saturday, 27 February, the anniversary of the occupation of the Crimea near the Russian diplomatic missions in Turkey were held protest rallies.
As the „Gordon“, reported on Facebook representative of the president of Ukraine for the Crimean Tatar people, MP from Block Poroshenko Mustafa Cemil.
„Crimean Tatar Association of Culture and Mutual held a peaceful protest outside the Russian embassy in Ankara and near the Russian consulate in Istanbul“ – wrote Dzhemilev.
Russia occupied Crimea and Sevastopol after the illegal referendum March 16, 2014.
Connecting the peninsula to the Russian Federation and Ukraine is not recognized by most countries of the world. Western countries imposed sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian citizens, who took part in the annexation.