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No Money for Bribes? Kiev Police Now Accept Vodka

Meet the new Ukraine, same as the old Ukraine


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Bribing police isn't a phenomenon unique to Ukraine — a similar custom can be found here in Russia. But this is the first time we've seen video footage of an unlucky motorist using vodka as a bargaining chip. Sure, why not? Probably more valuable than hryvnias...


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