In anticipation of war: Crimeans moving away (video)

Ukraine is ready to start evacuating Crimea’s residents in case of Russia’s military aggression, Andriy Parubiy, Secretary of Narional Security Council, stated.

In Lviv protesters won the field very fast. Now it is one of the most stable regions which welcomes refugees from Crimea. Over 500 Crimean families are temporarily staying here; hundreds of families are going to leave the peninsula.

The refugees are expected to be placed in local hostels, holiday centres, hotels. A lot of Lviv residents volunteered escapees’ lodging in their flats and houses.

At the same time, the mobilization to the National Guard is being carried out. In Lviv the Guard was restored during the winter protests; persons keeping arms on legal basis and craving for defending Ukraine’s citizens became its core.

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Some civil initiatives call to boycott Russian goods in protest of Russia’s occupation of Crimea.

Lviv is also preparing for a great requiem concert in memory of the Heaven Hundred – the fighters killed in the course of protests. By now their amount has reached 101 and it might increase as many people still remain in hospitals.

Arkadz Nestsiarenka, Belsat TV

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