Kyivans offer sex for stuff

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Feb. 8, 2013, 12:13 a.m. | About Kyiv — by Elena Pashkovskaya, Olga Rudenko

A robust exchange of sex-for-stuff – rent, trips, other material benefits – is taking place on
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Elena Pashkovskaya

Olga Rudenko

In a society where consumption is king, there is no end to the pursuit of new gadgets, fancy clothes and cool apartments. But what if you don’t have money? As it turns out, sex can be a currency just as good as the hryvnia or dollar. 

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