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Russia’s corona euphoria

Vijai Maheshwari is a writer and entrepreneur based in Moscow. He tweets at @Vijaimaheshwari.
MOSCOW — It wasn’t that long ago, in early June, that Russia’s capital Moscow was eerily quiet as the Kremlin enforced one of the world’s harshest lockdowns to flatten the rising curve of coronavirus infections. With the capital reporting more than 10,000 new cases a day, residents needed special permission via QR codes on their phones for trips outside, and most Muscovites cowered fearfully in their flats.
Flash forward nearly two months and the contrast couldn’t be greater: Parks, restaurants, museums, gyms, nightclubs — even strip clubs — …read more

Source:: European Voice