Yann Mingard and Alban Kakulya, À l’est d’un nouvel éden – Yann Mingard and Alban Kakulya, Une frontière à l’est d’un nouvel éden. Périple documenté sur les futures limites extérieures de l’Union européenne

[Winter 2003]

This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

From the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea stretches a strip of land more or less six hundred kilometres wide, inhabited by more than sixty million people belonging to seven nations. For decades, the countries that comprise this region were a buffer zone against the USSR, and today they are becoming the European Union’s buffer zone against clandestine immigration and trafficking of all sorts. We went along the border with these guards and foot or motorized patrols, which watch over the ramparts of the new Europe day after day.