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Moscow Confronts Second Coronavirus Wave, in Photos

As a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic hits Russia, Moscow is once again eyeing new restrictions to prevent the virus’ spread among the city’s 12.7 million people.

As of Tuesday, Moscow has confirmed 339,431 cases of Covid-19, with 264,500 patients recovered.

Here’s a look at life in Russia’s capital amid the second wave:

Russia media is under attack.

At least 10 independent media outlets have been blocked or closed down over their coverage of the war in Ukraine.

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