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The Path.

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Border crossing. Syrian refugees await a night bus in the rain at the Serbian-Croatian border (the Šid — Bapska crossing) to deliver them to the Hungarian border. Sometimes the waiting takes up to 5–6 hours for the lack of transport vehicles.
Riots. Syrian refugees protest against the closing of the Turkish- Greek border in a refugee camp at the Sarayiçi stadium, Edirne (Turkey).
Behind the bars. Syrian boy stands in line for food in a refugee camp at the Sarayiçi stadium, Edirne (Turkey), that accommodated about 5,000 refugees.
Refugee camp. Syrian boys in a refugee camp at the Sarayiçi stadium, Edirne (Turkey), that accommodated about 5,000 refugees.
Disembarkation to the coast. Syrian and Afghan refugees arrive to the island of Lesbos (Greece) from the Turkish coast. In the autumn of 2015, Lesbos used to receive about 50 boats per day, each carrying 50–60 passengers.
Tears of happiness. Syrian man embraces his wife right after arriving at the island of Lesbos (Greece) from the Turkish coast. In the autumn of 2015, Lesbos used to receive about 50 boats per day, each carrying 50–60 passengers.
Toy. Fluffy toy left by a Syrian boy at the coast of Lesbos Island (Greece).
Angel. Syrian girl and her mother sleep aboard the Lesbos — Athens ferry, Greece. The ferry used to ship about
2,000 refugees to the Greek capital each day.

Pray. Man from Afghanistan is praying before leaving for Athens, in Moria refugee camp on Lesbos Island (Greece).
At the railway station Syrian family waiting to board the Budapest (Hungary) — Vienna (Austria) train on Keleti railway station. The boy was separated from his mother,who couldn’t mange to get through the police cordon. Due to an enormous number of refugees the boarding turned into chaos.
At night. Bangladeshi men in a refugee camp on the island of Kos (Greece) late at night. The camp offers Spartan living conditions: each of 20 small tents accommodates 5–6 men.
Arrival. Syrian woman has arrived at Athens from the Lesbos Island (Greece) by ferry. Now she is facing a long
and exhausting way to Serbia.

In 2015, hundreds of thousands migrants crossed the Mediterranian sea to reach the European Union. In September — October the photographer walked the refugee path to Germany through Turkey, Greece, Croatia, Hungary and Austria, where he witnessed all the obstacles on the way of those looking for salvation from war and hunger.