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Three-Wheeled Solution

To deal with daily traffic jams in the Indian city of Jaipur, locals and tourists alike turn to fast and cheap rickshaws that can weave through clogged city streets.

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Photo of protesters in Shanghai holding blank pieces of paper as a statement against the silencing of dissent as unprecedented demonstrations against China’s strict zero-COVID policy

Protesters in Shanghai against China’s strict zero-COVID policy

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Welcome to Monday, where China appears to be stepping up security amid an unprecedented challenge to Xi Jinping’s rule as COVID protests spread across the country, Ukraine says Russian forces are leaving the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant (which Moscow denies), and Merriam-Webster reveals its 2022 Word of the Year. Meanwhile, independent Russian media outlet Vazhnyye Istorii/Important Stories offers an exclusive look into how the Kremlin’s propaganda curriculum is playing out in Russian schools.

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