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Kommunarka: Frontline Chronicles

Moscow's medical centre during the COVID-19 pandemic

In the RTD film by Anton Krasovsky doctors and nurses of the newly opened Kommunarka hospital talk about the challenges, they're facing at the cusp of the COVID crisis. The chief physician Denis Protsenko shows the film crew around, takes them along on his rounds of the hospital, only to find out later he'd tested positive for coronavirus. The head nurse shares the story of the newly-built hospital being equipped overnight, ready to accept its first patients the next day.