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Music for Donetsk

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: The man who became famous for playing his piano at a protest site in Turkey brought his instrument to the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Monday, where pro-Russian separatists continue to occupy a government building. Davide Martello became known as the Piano Man of Taksim Square when he took up residence with a baby grand piano at the Istanbul square where anti-government protesters and police clashed in 2013. Martello, an Italian pianist who lives in Germany, has taken the electric piano he constructed to cities across the world on his "Stop Killing" tour, and recently traveled to New Orleans. He says his aim is to use music to promote peace. In Donetsk, Martello arrived with his bicycle-drawn piano in the square in front of the local administration building that has been occupied by separatists, provoking arguments among some men gathered there. Pro-Russian separatists mounted a Russian flag on the piano. Martell

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