Abkhazia - Lorenzo Del Pace
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Mandarin Quarrels

Mandarin Quarrels

At Russia's passport control there's turmoil during the mandarine and orange season.
Many abkhazi live from the money they earn selling citruis fruit they produce, but the only way not to pay custom duties is to limit the amount exported to Russia per single crossing.
Thus, long queues of people pulling carts full of citrus fruits swarm the passport control zones, and verbal quarrels on precedence often ensue.