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Welcome to McDonaldski! (AKA ‘Tasty and that’s it’)

Russian fast-food rip off where a Big Mac is called a ‘grandee’ opens to an enthusiastic crowd and long lines after American corporation pulled out

Queues became crowds at reopening of Moscow city centre McDonald’s now named ‘Tasty and that’s it’

Russians can no longer eat Big Macs or McNuggets - but ingredients in substitute ‘Grandee’ burger the same

American fast food giant left Russia last month after deciding business ‘no longer tenable’ amid Ukraine war

Man escorted out of press conference after holding ‘Bring back the Big Mac’ sign after careful ribbon-cutting

Thousands greeted the grand opening of the country’s first McDonald’s in 1990 at same Pushkin Square site