What’s happening to the middle class in Eastern Europe?

Photo: Ion Buga / UNDP Moldova
Photo: Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin / UNDP
Photos: (left) Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin / UNDP, (right) Siarhiej Leskiec / UNDP Belarus

What does this all mean?

The economic growth and broad improvements in living standards the region has enjoyed since the dark days of the 1990s are difficult to deny. Things clearly have gotten better for many people in the new millennium.

Photo: Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin / UNDP
Photo: Sergey Bakanov / UNDP Kazakhstan

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