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Serbia in transition

After the fall from power of Slobodan Milosevic, a promise was made to the people of Serbia that their nation could rejoin the international community, ending a long period of isolation. But when he lived in Belgrade in 2001 and 2002, what George Georgiou found was a country struggling under severe economic hardship, waiting for promised financial aid and development, and feeling betrayed by the so-called Western way. 'Once again,' he wrote, 'the feeling is of isolation and a slow rejection from the outside.'

George won a World Press Photo award for this work in 2002.
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