Merchants the legacy of the Soviet preceding actively exploring American Internet auction site eBay, Ukrainian media reports.
over the last month there have been posted hundreds of ads about the sale of paintings in the spirit of socialist realism statues of Lenin, jubilee roubles. One of the most expensive lots in – the Icon of a delegate of the Congress of Soviets of the USSR in 1921, starting price $ 1650, say Ukrainian " News Business ".
The icon of the red cross USSR the same, sell for only $ 279. $ 1,100 sold the banner of the 9th mechanized the Kyiv-Zhytomyr the body of the late 60s and stamped meter arms of the USSR, obviously taken from public institutions, asking 349, 97 per dollar. Busts and statues of Lenin are from $ 20 for one thing, this is a very marketable – ads about selling them for a long time on the Internet representation is not delayed. The overwhelming number of ads have Ukrainian residence, presumably a quarter – from the United States." The flow of tourists to Ukraine shallow, to sell Souvenirs on Andreevsky descent will soon be impossible in principle – here and showed activity of Ukrainian immigrants living in the U.S. and the EU. The goods for them Ukrainian forward, the intermediary", - has explained "news" Boris N., selling symbols of the Ukrainian auctions." as long as Ukraine does not work Paypal allows to make online payments, to connect to the translations on eBay is impossible, for this reason increasing market intermediaries " – he added.