Saturday marks three years since Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Crimean leadership signed an agreement on the accession of the Republic of Crimea to Russia, after 96 percent of the Crimean peninsula’s population expressed support for the move in a public referendum.
Moscow Fireworks Mark Third Anniversary of Crimea’s Reunification With Russia
16:05 GMT 18.03.2017 (Updated: 16:15 GMT 18.03.2017)
© Sputnik / Maxim BlinovArea by the Lomonosov Moscow State University during a rally-concert held as part of the Vesna (Spring) festival on Vorobyovy (Sparrow) Hills
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Moscow is celebrating the third anniversary of Crimea's reunification with Russia by launching fireworks.