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Fighting in Donetsk series part 2/3

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People attend a funeral of five fighters of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Donetsk on 6 June, 2015
People attend a funeral of five fighters of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Donetsk on 6 June, 2015 Reuters/Alexander Ermochenko
By: Filip Warwick in Donetsk
5 min

With the on-going conflict in eastern Ukraine, foreigners continue to fight alongside pro-Russia separatists of the Donetsk People's Republic. While the majority of these soldiers are from Russian-speaking regions, a number of volunteers from Europe and even as far as Brazil, have joined the separatists. There are foreign fighters on both sides of Ukraine's conflict, and many have come with an interesting range of agendas to risk their own lives on the front line.

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