September 01, 2020

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As its terminals gradually reopen, Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport has launched express coronavirus tests.

Advertised in B and D terminals, the test costs R2,750, with results reportedly delivered in just 60 minutes. Travelers to Russia are required to have a negative test result within 72 hours of arrival, according to rules available at press time.

Novgorod has announced a contest for the best plan to renovate its eclectic Drama Theater. Built in 1987 in the Soviet brutalist style, the building looks something like a cross between a deep-sea creature and a spaceship. Designed by architect Andrei Somov, additional elements were added by Andrei Makarevich, a Russian rocker who is the frontman for the band Машина времени (Time Machine). The building stands on the banks of the Volkhov River, a towering testament to perestroika era confusion.

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