Medio Oktober. Ukrainians are preparing for the winter.

The Shulyavski second hand market in Kiev is crowded with people on a Wednessday afternoon. Dozens of people dig through the heaps of clothes in search of a bargain.

The garments origin from Europe and were donated by charity organizations. Among the fur loving Ukrainians fur coats are especially popular around this time of the year.

By Jerom Rozendaal