Russian soldiers may be the only tourists in Crimea this year

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Mar. 07, 2014 14:37
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The decorative Swallow's Nest castle in Yalta, Crimea, a popular resort town favored by many tourists.
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The Russian invasion of Crimea is putting the peninsula’s $5 billion tourism industry under threat. Once the playground of czarist royalty and Soviet elites, it is still a major destination for nearly 6 million tourists each year, a quarter of whom are Russian regulars. 

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