Politics : Ukraine, last stop of the migrants

Article published on March 18, 2008
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Article published on March 18, 2008

REFUGEE : UNRESTRICTED ACCESS IN UKRAINE (© Babel Reporter)

Since the enlargment of the Schengen space in December 2007, irregular migrants coming from India, Pakistan or ex-URSS are trying to give a chance to build up a new life in Europe. Most of them keep crowding in the two retention camp standing along the Ukrainian-Slovakian border. But can Ukraine, the new entrance’s door to European eldorado, answer and fulfill those hopes ?

Text : Prune Antoine

Photographs : Cyril Horiszny