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Anton Kharytonov runs a chain of restaurants in Ukraine called "The Loft." He is looking for Western investment to expand his business. Andy Ignatov/Andy Ignatov for NPR hide caption

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Shirod Ince stood in line for more than two days to buy the Lebron 11 "What The LeBron." He bought the sneakers for $250 and instantly sold them for $500. Rebecca Greenfield/ hide caption

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