Once storied resort, Crimea tourism in doubt

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  1. Graffiti depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin extending a hand to the Ukrainian people is seen on a wall in the Crimean city of Simferopol.
  2. A general view shows the Crimean town of Yalta on the coast of the Black Sea.
  3. A general view shows the Kurpaty Sanatorium in the Crimean town of Yalta.
  4. The Italian Renaissance Livadia Palace, Russian czar's former residence, is seen near Ukraine's Black Sea resort of Yalta.
  5. A waiter counts Russian roubles in a restaurant in Sevastopol.

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