Topic: Chechnya

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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