Crimea looks to Russia for economic aid

Russia promises to come to the rescue of ailing Crimean economy, with billions of dollars worth of investment.

Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 09:47
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Money is a pressing issue in Crimea, which is deeply in debt and in need of investment.

Russia is promising to come to the rescue with billions of dollars' finance.

The hope is that Moscow will spend freely to improve the lives of Crimeans to show that the annexation is a success.

Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Simferopol.


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