The 23rd anniversary of Ukraine's independence day


A pro-Russian waves Donetsk flag on the war-damaged Ukrainian tank... News PhotoAdult,Armored Tank,Army,Army Soldier,Bad Condition,Celebration,City,City Street,Civilian,Clothing,Crowd,Crowded,Donetsk,Flag,Gun,Horizontal,Independence,Independence Day - Holiday,Men,Military,Military Parade,Military Uniform,Parade,People,Politics,Prison,Prisoner,Rifle,Russia,Separatism,Showing,Street,Ukraine,Uniform,Waving,Weapon,WomenPhotographer Collection: Anadolu Agency 2014 Anadolu AgencyDONETSK, UKRAINE - AUGUST 24: A pro-Russian waves Donetsk flag on the war-damaged Ukrainian tank displayed by pro-Russian separatists when dozens of Ukrainian prisoners dressed in ragged military uniforms and civilian clothes are marched past jeering crowds around Lenin Square, the rebel-held city Donetsk on Sunday, August 24, 2014, marking Ukraines Independence Day. In Ukraine, the celebration of 23 years since Ukraine split from Russia during the collapse of the Soviet Union was marked with a military parade. The fighting in eastern Ukraine, which began in April when the provinces of Donetsk and Luhansk announced their intention to split from the rest of Ukraine, has seen around 2,000 civilians killed and more than 330,000 forced out of their homes, according to the United Nations. (Photo by Alexander Ermochenko/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)