Man playing piano in front of a line of riot police
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Playing the piano to riot police

Meet the man who played classical music to riot police in Ukraine.

When demonstrations in Ukraine first turned violent, Markiyan Matsekh decided the best way to communicate a message of peaceful protest was to place a piano in front of police lines and play a little classical music.

In the following months, the piano - painted in the colours of the Ukrainian flag and the European Union - has become something of a sensation on YouTube.

#BBCtrending spoke to Matsekh about the piano and the social media tactics of those behind the #EuroMaidan hashtag.

Produced by Neil Meads

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