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How has the war in Ukraine affected the border towns of Romania?

How has the war in Ukraine affected the border towns of Romania?

However, the prices are good. Fishermen earn $5.40 per kilogram of carp, catfish or sole - about double the price the fish has sold for in recent years.

But the only fish processing factory in that area is in Tulkea. If Tanase wants to sell what he has captured, he has to travel 100 kilometers by boat.

Before the war, and before the increase in the movement of ships, Tanase said that the occupation of 50 kilograms of fish was something common. Now he shows that he can barely hold 20 kilos, or less.

The infrastructure in this area is limited. Tulkeia and Kilia are connected by a 70-kilometer road, which takes three hours to cross.

On the water, the only connection between the two towns is with a passenger ferry that runs only three times a week and makes the trip from Tulkea to Kilia in four and a half hours.

However, recently a spiritual initiative has been taken, which is having a small impact on the economy there./rel

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