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The replacement of Soviet-era block housing with modern apartment buildings is the jewel of Sobyanin's urban planning policy.
Denis Grishkin / Moscow Mayor Press Service

In Photos: 10 Years of Sobyanin’s Moscow

Wednesday, Oct. 21 marked 10 years since Sergei Sobyanin was first voted into office by the Moscow City Duma.

Born in a remote Siberian village, Sobyanin rose through the ranks to the highest echelons of the Russian political elite throughout his career. His mayorship of Moscow has been marked by a number of ambitious projects, though they were not without their fair share of controversy. This year, he was one of the faces of Russia's response to the coronavirus as the head of the country's Covid-19 task force.

Here is a look back at his tenure through the years:

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