Part 1: Momentous change brings new challenges to Bulgaria

Part 2: True German unity proves elusive

Part 3: Poland embraces past and moves ahead

This special section was first published by The Washington Times


Nicholas Kralev and photographer Astrid Riecken traveled to Bulgaria in October 2009 as part of a trip to Eastern Europe, which also included Germany and Poland, to produce a special section in the Washington Times on the 20th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall.