Censor.NET reports citing the Mariupol city website.
The meeting started with singing of the Ukrainian anthem. The mic was available to everyone who wanted to speak -- not politicians, but entrepreneurs, school students, teachers. They were saying that no one prevented them from speaking Russian neither at work, not at home nor on streets.
The name of city council member Andrii Fedai was mentioned numerous times in connection to the political provocations in the city.
Among the participants of the rally, there were representatives of police. The head of patrol police of Mariupol, Vitalii Horkun, came to the event in his national embroidered shirt, vyshyvanka.
Fighters of Azov Battalion were also present, wearing civilian clothes, including vyshyvankas.