Entry 2: Notes from Kazan

Spotted while out driving in Kazan — Z stands for западный — meaning western. A reference to the Russian Western military district, whose soldiers painted the letter on their vehicles. It has become a symbol of support for the war, and is a common sight in Russian cities.

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