Left- peaceful pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Donetsk, and right- a pro-Russian activist wields a metal bar
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Pro-Russian militants bring Donetsk unity demo to violent end

A demonstration in support of Ukrainian unity in the eastern city of Donetsk has been violently broken up by pro-Russian militants.

Several people were wounded when a few hundred men dressed in military fatigues, wielding baseball bats and iron bars and letting off firecrackers, waded into the pro-Ukraine rally.

Sarah Rainsford reports from Donetsk.

  • 28 Apr 2014
  • From the section Europe
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