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These synchronised swimmers were performing water ballet at the shopping mall in Moscow today. No jeers. No lewd remarks. The onlookers watched seriously and applauded politely. Only the English - barbarised by the Welfare State and Comprehensive Education - would be surprised by such civilised behaviour.