A guide to the New East

SPECIAL REPORT
Post-Soviet youth

A quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a post-Soviet generation is coming of age in the new east. From Ukraine to Poland, Russia to rural Latvia, the teenagers are looking towards the future. But does the past still linger?

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