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Moscow Flocks to Reopened Restaurant Patios After Virus Lockdown

Moscow's outdoor restaurant verandas opened to diners Tuesday as the Russian capital continues to gradually reopen following a two-and-a-half-month coronavirus lockdown.

While the patios packed with people dining in the sunshine might look like a sign that the coronavirus pandemic is grinding to a halt in Russia, cases have continued to rise in the thousands across the country.

Here's a look at Moscow's first day back to dining out:

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