Topic: Chechnya

Students were seen in a schoolyard in El Dorado Country, Calif.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 31, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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LOVED ONE LOST:NAME: Jabril BradleyAGE: 20DOB: 10/6/1990SEX: MaleDATE OF DEATH: 9/1/2011TIME: After MidnightLOCATION: 9th st and Ave of the States, Chester, PACIRCUMSTANCES LEADING UP TO MURDER: Bradley was riding his bike home from a friend’s house on the east side of Chester, September 1, 2011, when an unknown gunman opened fire. He was struck in the back once and continued to ride his bike home. A number of blocks later he collapsed to the ground from blood loss. He bled to death on the street. Bradley’s family claim that he was shot because of mistaken identity. According to his mother, Bradley was supposed to still be in prison. He was serving a sentence for possession of a controlled substance and was allegedly released before his time was up. Within weeks of his murder, the FBI came looking for Bradley at his mothers house, claiming that he got released by mistake. IN PHOTOGRAPH:NAME OF FAMILY MEMBERS: Sister to Jabril Bradley: Danita Harris, 30.Son to Danita Harris: Jah’lil Harris, 3.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 23, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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General Joseph Ousmane Zoundeko, a Seleka commander, at his base in Bambari. Central African Republic.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 17, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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A protester raises his fist during a nightly march toward the Ferguson Police Dept. on Oct. 10, 2014.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 14, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Matt Black
The Backstory

Photojournalism Links Daily Digest: Sept. 24, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Diana Markosian
Photo Essay

Inside the Beslan School Siege, 10 Years On

Ten years after the Beslan school siege, photographer Diana Markosian made these remarkable photographs of former hostages at the site where 330 captives were killed, more than half of them children.

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A Salafi woman with a child seen in a street of Kaspiysk.
Photo Essay

The Hidden War in the Caucasus

While Chechnya emerges from a decade of conflict, Maria Turchenkova photographs the hidden guerrilla war in the republic of Dagestan – the largest, most heterogeneous and, today, the most violent republic in the North Caucasus region.

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Davide Monteleone—VII
Out There

Red Thistle: The Rhythm of Life in the Caucasus

In his latest book, ‘Red Thistle,’ photographer Davide Monteleone documents the rhythm of life in the Caucasus.

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Yuri Kozyrev–NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

The Wrestlers of Chechnya: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

The dusty Russian town of Khasav-Yurt, which the locals like to call the Wrestlers’ Mecca, boasts the greatest concentration of wrestling champions in the world. Photographer Yuri Kozyrev documented the young athletes at their school in the North Caucasus.

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Diana Markosian
In Progress

The Girls of Chechnya

Chechen authorities are the unseen presence in Diana Markosian’s photographs of girls growing up in the region.

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