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Russia in 2020: The Year in Photos

For much of the world, 2020 was a historic, unprecedented year. This is especially true for Russia, which saw unprecedented environmental, social and political changes in addition to the pandemic.

The Moscow Times is taking a look back at the images that defined 2020 in Russia — from snapshots of everyday life to historic moments that will be remembered for years to come:

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