Independence day of Ukraine: National Guard fighters mark Ukraine's Independence with fireworks (video)
Politics18:36 Aug. 25, 2016
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National Guard fighters mark Ukraine's Independence with fireworks (video)

Motley salutes lit the sky despite danger from Russian-backed separatists

Ukrainian soldiers battling in ATO zone celebrated the Independence Day straight at the frontline. Bright fireworks lit the sky over Avdiyivka industrial zone and Krasnohorivka, both to the west of Donetsk.

The volunteers delivered the boxes with pyrotechnics to the front so the soldiers could launch the festive salutes from the boundary line.  

Read also Ukrainian national anthem played in occupied Donetsk

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