'Music Takes Your Mind Off War And Death': Ukrainian Violinist Plays In The Trenches

Published on 13 Jan 2021, 16:46
Roman is a trained violinist who signed up to fight Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region. He takes out his violin and plays for half an hour once or twice a week and says music distracts him from the war and the possibility of dying.
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