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Pro-Russian Victory Day Attracts Small Crowd in Donetsk

With two days to go before pro-Russian separatists hold a referendum on whether to secede from Ukraine, they were only able to attract about 10 percent of the usual turnout for Victory Day. The annual celebration of the Soviet Army’s defeat of Nazi Germany usually attracts as many as 50,000. But with businesses and the official regional government canceling official celebrations, separatist supporters only half filled Lenin Square with about 5,000. One of the top rebel leaders,...

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