Poverty Stalks Eastern European and Central Asian Countries

A family in Macedonia is making coffee using a Primus stove after a power outage

The world’s most abjectly poor people are most often — too often, they say — illustrated by faces from South Asia or sub-Saharan Africa, where numerically, the majority of the global poor live. A new interactive report from the World Bank moves the focus north, to eastern European countries and Central Asia, where scores of people … Read more

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