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In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear. The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in a widely questioned referendum, has resulted in the adoption of the Russian ruble and the nationalization of assets and companies once owned by the Ukrainian state. Russia has also assumed responsibility for pensions, and businesses must register with Russian authorities. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post misspelled Tatars as Tartars. ------------ Some business owners said they are seeing positive...

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