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What’s it like going shopping in Russian or Ukraine?

What’s it like going shopping in Russian or Ukraine? “Mega-malls” (as I call them) are becoming more popular in Russia these days. Moscow must have twenty such malls. Watch the video below for a fun tour of Sevastopol’s own mega-mall called Muson. For the most part, the shopping experience in Russia or Ukraine is the same as in the U.S. (though they don’t accept check here. Heck, they don’t even know what a check is.) They do accept credit cards, usually, but primarily these are still cash economies. When you think of the Soviet Union, you think of long lines ... Read More »