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Lockdown restrictions in Moscow are beginning to be lifted despite Russia having one of the highest Covid-19 infection rates in the world.
For the last two months, residents have only been allowed out to go to the nearest food shop. Now, they can go for a walk three times a week and non-food shops will start reopening.
But some suggest President Putin’s recent declaration that the epidemic’s peak has passed is just politics.
Video by Sarah Rainsford, Elizaveta Vereykina, Anton Chicherov
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