Ukrainians preparing for wintertime at Shulyavski Market

Video: Winter clothes from Europe

Medio Oktober. Ukrainians are preparing for the winter. The Shulyavski second hand market in Kiev is crowded with people on a Wednessday afternoon. Dozens of people dig through the heaps of clothes in search of a bargain. The garments origin from Europe and were donated by charity organizations. Among the fur loving Ukrainians fur coats…

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