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Watch: Thousands march in Kyiv to mark Ukraine Independence Day

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People carry a huge 33 meter-long Ukrainian national flag as they mark the State Flag Day in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020.
People carry a huge 33 meter-long Ukrainian national flag as they mark the State Flag Day in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020.   -   Copyright  Efrem Lukatsky/Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved
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Thousands marched in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on Monday to mark Ukraine Independence Day.

The rally is held on August 24, the day in 1991 that the country declared its independence from the Soviet Union.

Watch the proceedings in the player above.