The key players in the Donbas’ booming smuggling business are politicians, oligarchs, and the criminal underworld. Coal, gold, gasoline, and cigarettes are the main resources the separatists are fighting for in eastern Ukraine, an investigative report by Novaya Gazeta finds. What follows is an English-language overview of the report, summarized and translated for length and…

via Inside the booming smuggling business in the Donbas — Euromaidan Press

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