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Ukraine: Donetsk rallies against Kiev's travel bans on Russian men01:44

Ukraine: Donetsk rallies against Kiev's travel bans on Russian men

Ukraine, Donetsk
April 18, 2014 at 13:31 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukraine: Donetsk rallies against Kiev's travel bans on Russian men

Around 100 protesters rallied against travel restrictions imposed on Russian citizens by the self-proclaimed Kiev government in Donetsk's Sergei Prokofiev International Airport on Thursday.

The flag of Donetsk Popular Republic was hoisted above the airport's entrance, and the protesters many wearing St George's Ribbon's pinned to their shirts ,either sat inside the airport or gathered outside.

Russia's Aeroflot airline said earlier on Thursday that the company had been informed by Ukrainian officials of a ban on Russian men between 16 and 60 from entering Ukraine except travelling for urgent matters, such as funerals or critical condition of their relatives' health.

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Ukraine: Donetsk rallies against Kiev's travel bans on Russian men

Around 100 protesters rallied against travel restrictions imposed on Russian citizens by the self-proclaimed Kiev government in Donetsk's Sergei Prokofiev International Airport on Thursday.

The flag of Donetsk Popular Republic was hoisted above the airport's entrance, and the protesters many wearing St George's Ribbon's pinned to their shirts ,either sat inside the airport or gathered outside.

Russia's Aeroflot airline said earlier on Thursday that the company had been informed by Ukrainian officials of a ban on Russian men between 16 and 60 from entering Ukraine except travelling for urgent matters, such as funerals or critical condition of their relatives' health.

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