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Moscow's Movie Theaters Re-Open to a Post-Lockdown World

Moscow's cinemas, theaters and concert halls re-opened to the public on Aug. 1 after being closed for more than four months due to the coronavirus.

These cultural institutions have introduced a number of safety measures to help prevent the spread of the virus among their audiences.

The Russian capital's movie theaters in particular bear little resemblance to how they looked before the pandemic began.

Here's a closer look at how Moscow has returned to the movies: