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Ukrainians feel the pinch as Crimea crisis simmers

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As world powers and international institutions cobble together aid packages for a debt-laden Ukraine on the brink of default, regular Ukrainians feeling the pinch fear they will see none of the cash. 

A woman looks at food products in a market in Kiev on December 18, 2013

At an outdoor market north of Kiev's city centre on Friday, stallholders sold everything from colourful stuffed toys to freshly baked pastries and bouquets of flowers for International Women's Day.

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