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Crimean Trade Struggling to Recover After Russia's Annexation

  • Daniel Schearf

One year after Russia controversially annexed Crimea from Ukraine, sparking the worst tensions with the West in decades, the Black Sea peninsula is largely cut off from mainland Ukraine. Trade is faltering and most goods have to be brought in by ferry, raising prices and waiting times, and lowering the quality of products available. As VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Sevastopol, while some worry, others see opportunity.

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