In Simferopol activists came out to celebrate the birthday of Shevchenko, organizer arrested

In the capital of the occupied Crimea, Simferopol, about 30 activists staged a celebration of the birth of Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko, said on his Twitter correspondent of the Guardian Shaun Walker reports |

Judging by the photos of the journalist, the activists had Ukrainian flags and flags of the Mejlis. Police arrested one of the organizers of the event for “separatist slogans”, the journalist writes.

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