Ukrainian “separatists” got bored and started drifting
Look how these untrained protesters are able to pilot an APC with no prior training or experience - see how they are able to keep control despite purportedly being civilians, and definitely not Russian special forces.
It has been stated countless times that they’re ex-military and ex-police (also Berkut) guys. No one would give guns to people who have zero experience handling them. This isn’t Syria.