Crimeans Avert Sanctions With Tech Workarounds to Stay Connected

People wait to get a Russian telephone number on Aug. 5, 2014, after MTS Ukraine blocked service for their clients in the Crimean Peninsula. Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in March 2014, following a controversial referendum amid East-West tensions.

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No Google Play in Crimea? No problem.

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