Topic: Kiev

Ukraine, Lugansk City.
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Strong Arm of the State: Alexander Chekmenev’s Post-Independence Ukraine Passport Photos

After the breakup of the Soviet Union, Ukraine had to go through the process of issuing new passports to all of its citizens, roughly 50 million of them. As if that wasn’t enough of a problem, many of those citizens were shut-ins, elderly and bedridden, and in order to take their passport pictures someone had to go around making house calls with a camera.

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Muscle Beach: Pumping Iron in Ukraine

The Ukrainian weightlifters in Kirill Golovchenko’s photographs make even the burliest Crossfitters look bantam cute.

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Pictures of the Week: February 21 – February 28

From tens of thousands gathering in Kiev’s Independence square, to a rare meeting of North and South Koreans, and hundreds of tiny pandas packed into a Chinese theater to a Japanese island inhabited by bunnies, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Ukraine Protests
Photo Essay

Fire and Ice in Kiev: Ross McDonnell on Ukraine’s Front Line

Ross McDonnell’s powerful photographs from the front line of Ukraine’s ongoing civil unrest

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South Africa Holds A National Day Of Prayer For Nelson Mandela
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Pictures of the Week: December 6 – December 13

From Obama’s selfie at Mandela’s memorial service and the execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle to the continuing protests in Kiev and Santa snuggling with a shark, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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SOUTH AFRICA. Soweto. December 6, 2013. Reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela on the streets outside of his former home.
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Pictures of the Week: November 29 – December 6

From tributes to the life of Nelson Mandela and violent protests in Ukraine and Thailand to chaos in the Central African Republic and a rare cloud inversion filling in the Grand Canyon, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Pictures of the Week: November 22 – November 29

From the Pope meeting Putin and the Central African Republic nearing the brink of civil war to Cyber Monday preparations and passing the Olympic Flame under water, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Wild Fire

In TIME’s photo of the day, an exotic animal braves flaming hoops.

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