The Anti-Maidan event, held under the slogan "We won't forget, we won't forgive!" came on the first anniversary of Yanukovych's forced departure from his country's capital, in the wake of months of protests by pro-European demonstrators and nationalists on Kiev's Independence Square.
Anti-Maidan Protesters Rally in Moscow
Thousands of participants gathered and marched in Moscow on Saturday in a protest marking the one year anniversary of the Maidan uprisings in Kiev that led to the overthrow of then Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.
20 February 2015, 18:34 GMT
The participants, around 26,000 in all, moved along Strastnoi Boulevard and then held a rally on Ploshchad Revolyutsii square outside the Bolshoi Theater.