In Moscow, the War Is Background Noise, but Ever-Present

From a New York Times story by Valerie Hopkins headlined “In Moscow, the War Is Background Noise, but Ever-Present”:

Metro trains are running smoothly in Moscow, as usual, but getting around the city center by car has become more complicated, and annoying, because anti-drone radar interferes with navigation apps.

There are well-off Muscovites ready to buy Western luxury cars, but there are not enough available. And while a local election for mayor took place as it normally would last Sunday, many of the city’s residents decided not to vote, with the result seemingly predetermined (a landslide win by the incumbent).