No Ukraine flags in sight at Donetsk Victory Day parade

A Victory Day parade celebrating the Soviet victory in World War Two is being held in Donetsk, Ukraine, but Ukrainian flags are nowhere to be seen.

ITV News Europe Editor James Mates has tweeted from Donetsk, Ukraine:


The one flag nowhere to be seen in #Donetsk is #ukraine flag, though Ukrainian national anthem heard with respect


Formal Victory Day ceremony over in #donetsk, separatist grabs mic to shout 'Glory to Russia'.


Pictures: Vladimir Putin attends Victory Day parade in Moscow


Putin visits Crimea as Russian parades mark Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited the Crimean city of Sevastopol. Elsewhere Russia has celebrated Victory Day with military parades.