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What Happens When Refugees Arrive in Your Tiny Village

The villagers of Idomeni were helping refugees long before the NGOs arrived.
Kostas Koukoumakas, Photos: Alexandros Avramidis
3.28.17
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America In the Balkans

To someone living in the Balkans, America feels like a protest chant that has been sang so much, it's lost its meaning.
VICE Staff
9.15.16
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Photos of What Remains After the Evacuation of Europe's Biggest Refugee Camp

Idomeni has been cleared – tents, pots and children's drawings are scattered around the now empty makeshift camp.
Alexandros Avramidis, text by Kostas Koukoumakas
5.27.16
Munchies

Meet the Falafel King of the Idomeni Refugee Camp

At the Idomeni refugee camp on the border of Greece and Macedonia, you’ll find Syrian chef Tamer: frying chicken, mixing yogurt-tahini sauce, and barking orders to his eager cohort of line cooks.
Kirsten O'Regan
5.25.16
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Thousands of Refugees Are Being Removed From the Makeshift Refugee Village Idomeni

Since dawn, the Greek police have been removing refugees from Idomeni. Journalists aren't allowed near the evacuation.
ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΚΟΥΚΟΥΜΑΚΑΣ
5.24.16
VICE Long Reads

Freedom and Survival: Inside the State Crackdown On Refugee Crisis Volunteers

It has fallen to ordinary people to provide refugees with food, shelter and first aid, but now official attitudes are hardening and volunteers are risking arrest, prosecution and jail.
Mark Wilding
5.3.16
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Idomeni F.C.

Photos from a friendly football match in the makeshift refugee camp on the Greek/Macedonian border.
Κώστας Κουκουμάκας
3.30.16
Stuff

Behold the Magazine that Made Celebrities Look Like Refugees

Does, uh, anyone see anything a bit wrong with this cover?
Melpomeni Maragkidou
3.11.16
News

Riots Broke Out at the Greek-Macedonian Border After a Migrant Died of Electric Shock

Unrest has been noted both between Macedonian border police and the so called "financial migrants", as well as between those migrants and a host of refugees fleeing the war in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Alexandros Avramidis, Words: Kostas Koukoumakas
12.4.15
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Talking to the Migrants Rioting at Macedonia's Border Fence

Protests broke out at the Greek-Macedonian border last weekend, after one migrant was electrocuted while attempting to climb onto a train wagon.
Kostas Koukoumakas, Photos: Alexandros Avramidis
12.2.15