Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C), Russian pop singer Larisa Dolina (2ndL) and Crimean parliament speaker Vladimir Konstantinov (R) sing the Russian national anthem as they take part in a rally and a concert by the Kremlin Wall in central Moscow

People attend a festive concert in central Simferopol to mark one year since Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed off on the annexation of Crimea in a epochal shift that ruptured ties with Ukraine and the West.


People take part in a rally and a concert by the Kremlin Wall in central Moscow to mark one year since Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed off on the annexation of Crimea in a epochal shift that ruptured ties with Ukraine and the West. St. Basils Cathedral is seen in the background.

People attend a festive concert in central Simferopol to mark one year since Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed off on the annexation of Crimea in a epochal shift that ruptured ties with Ukraine and the West.