PHOTOGRAPHERS edit PHOTOGRAPHERS: Francesco Zizola spent years covering the suffering of African people and the route across the Mediterranean Sea by those seeking refuge in Europe. Yuri Kozyrev selects work from his archive.
When shooting our North Korea story, photographer Yuri Kozyrev didn't just stop at the film festival. He documented Pyongyang street life, the seldom-seen countryside, and even an amusement park. Here, we've collected thirty-four of our favorite images fr
Since starting out 25 years ago, Russian photojournalist Yuri Kozyrev has documented wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Syria. Yuri talks to Tina Remiz about finding new ways of telling stories...
In the five years Baghdad was my home, I got to work (or just hang out) with some of the finest news photographers in the world: Yuri Kozyrev, Franco Pagetti, Kate Brooks, James Nachtwey, Robert Nicklesberg, Lynsey Addario, the late Chris Hondros… the list is as long as it is distinguished. Their immense talent and incredible bravery combined to make the Iraq war arguably the most exhaustively photographed conflict in human history. This selection doesn’t begin to capture the immensity of their collective achievement, but it is evocative of the horrors — and just occasionally, hope — they were able to chronicle.
I look at the combination of those red and blue storage containers set against the white snow (and grey-white sky) and I can’t help thinking that if the red, white and blue doesn’t run, it sure can fade.
there is the equivalent of more than 90,000 twenty-foot containers of equipment all over Afghanistan. All together, there is $36 billion worth of vehicles, weapons systems, repair parts and utter junk scattered throughout the country, and bringing it home will cost an estimated $5.7 billion.