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Violent clashes in Donetsk during rally against Russian invasion into Ukraine
Date: March 13, 2014
Location: Donetsk, Ukraine
Rally for Ukraine’s integrity and against Russian invasion into Ukraine ended up with bloody and violent clashes between Ukrainian activists and Russian mercenaries in Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine on March 13 2014.
There are 7 casualties and over 50 people are injured while Ukrainian police in Donetsk acted neutral during the violent clashes.
As Russia moves 100,000 troops to the Ukrainian border and Crimea prepares for a secession referendum, tension remains high all over Ukraine, especially in the East.
On the night of Thursday, March 13 VICE News reporter Robert King captured this scene on the streets of Donetsk, where a large group of pro-Russian activists attacked a group of pro-Ukrainian demonstrators calling for unity.