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Explanation: Meaning right now at the moment.
Sometimes it is just a formailty, just like asking "How are you doing?" - and not really expecting a long answer, just the polite "Fine, and you?".
Same thing here:
-What are you doing?
Milana_R Local time: 21:15 Native speaker of: English, Russian PRO pts in pair: 48
2 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +4
Explanation: Что поделываешь? as a variant
In colloquial Russian 'you' can be omitted.
Vladimir Dubisskiy United States Local time: 23:15 Native speaker of: Russian, Ukrainian PRO pts in pair: 2056
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.