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Then-and-Now Photos of Communist Berlin – Photography Article

To mark 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, we revisited the precise locations of 14 memorable photos taken when half of the city lay behind the Iron Curtain.The Reichstag in 1962, as seen from behind a ragged barbed-wire fence that would become the Berlin Wall. Before the barrier’s construction in 1961, some 3.5 million people — 20 percent of the population of Soviet-administered East Germany — had fled West. Photo: Fortepan/Gyula Nagy Photo by Amos Chapple/RFE/RL A…

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One Photographer’s War In Ukraine – Photography Article

Andriy Dubchak is one of the only photojournalists to have covered the conflict in eastern Ukraine from its beginning. In this article, he shares deeply personal memories from the front lines. “His name was Eduard Yuriyevich Fedorov, a Ukrainian marine. I took this photo in March 2018 as he escorted me from a frontline position near Mariupol. He said, ‘Give me a couple of photos, as mementos.’ On June 27 he was hit by an enemy bullet. For five days,…

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