Eastern Europe’s youth look to the future

In Tiblisi, Georgia, friends dance following a dinner party. Born after the fall of the Berlin Wall, young people across Eastern Europe have grown up in a time of transition.
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In Tiblisi, Georgia, friends dance following a dinner party. Born after the fall of the Berlin Wall, young people across Eastern Europe have grown up in a time of transition.
Musya Qeburia works on a piece of wall art in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her ability to leave such a visual mark on her city is a reflection of the openness Georgia has achieved with support from the UN.
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A man prays at Sioni Cathedral in central Tbilisi, Georgia.
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People walk through the streets of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (file photo).
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Darko greets his boyfriend Miladin back in their home in Belgrade, Serbia.
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Darko speaks with some of his colleagues at the offices of his communications firm in Belgrade, Serbia.
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Halyna Yanchenko, one of Ukraine’s youngest MPs, looks at a memorial for those who died during fighting in the east of Ukraine.
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Lawmakers, MPs, and government officials amend bills during the newly-elected administration's first session of parliament in Kyiv, Ukraine in August, 2019.
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