Feb 27, 2022 - World

In photos: Pro-Ukraine rallies erupt around the world

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A protester is detained by police officers in Moscow during a rally against Putin's invasion of Ukraine at Pushkinskaya Square on Feb. 27. Photo: Konstantin Zavrazhin/Getty Images

People around the world rallied in solidarity with Ukraine on Sunday, as Russia continued its unprovoked invasion of the country.

Why it matters: The invasion has united the world and sparked global outcry, with thousands taking to the streets in cities like London, Washington, D.C., and Putin's backyard in Moscow.

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Washington, D.C. — People participate in a pro-Ukrainian protest in Lafayette Park near the White House on Feb. 27. Photo: Pete Marovich/Getty Images
Ukraine protest in Rome
Rome — A national demonstration calling for peace in Ukraine on Feb. 27. Photo: Alessandra Benedetti - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images
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London — Crowds at a demonstration in support of Ukraine in Trafalgar Square on Feb. 27. Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images
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Johannesburg — A demonstration in Mandela Square in Sandton on Feb. 27. Photo: Luca Sola/AFP via Getty Images
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Lisbon, Portugal — A protest near the Russian Embassy in Lisbon. Photo: Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images
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Berlin — A protester holds a banner at the "Stop the War! Peace for Ukraine and the whole of Europe" demonstration on Feb. 27. Photo: Craig Stennett/Getty Images
Pro ukraine protest in madrid
Madrid — A demonstration against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Photo: Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images
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