The Kremlin will transfer to the Sparrow hills rally on the anniversary of the annexation of Crimea

This year the anniversary of the annexation of Crimea to Russia for the first time will not be noted on Vasilevsky descent of the Kremlin. Starting in 2014, when the Crimea was annexed to Russia on Vasilevsky descent has passed the rallies-concerts dedicated to the event date.

This time in presidential administration have decided to postpone the celebration to another location. As new sites selected Vorob’evy Gory, told two sources close to the presidential administration, and was confirmed by a source in the Kremlin.

The reason for the postponement is to make the celebration more comfortable for the citizens, explains one of the interlocutors . Vasilevsky descent of the Kremlin — sensitive area requiring heightened security measures, people had to come in advance, causing inconvenience, said a source close to the Kremlin.

On Sparrow hills such enhanced security measures will be required. In addition, there is possible to organize food, organize a cultural programme will also be sports competitions, says another source close to the Kremlin.

The rally-concert will be held. According to tradition, invited leaders of the parliamentary parties, would be performers of Patriotic songs and youth groups. In particular, it is expected the “Degrees”, said the source .