Laurent Hazgui is a French freelance photographer. Last week, he told me about his road-trip in Caucasus. From 2008 to 2011, he covered the frozen conflicts. He took pictures of people’s daily life in these blur areas unrecognized by international law. A premonitory situation for Crimea, Ukraine. In short… Laurent Hazgui was born in 1977. […]Read more "Broader view of Ukraine: Laurent Hazgui covering frozen conflicts"
While the Ukrainian war divides opinions and people, some French, Russian and Ukrainian activists wrote a book together to defend Human Rights in Russia. I went to the book’s launching party in Paris last week: a great moment of solidarity. Lancement du recueil de témoignages de militant-e-s russes "Les Autres Visages de la Russie" avec […]Read more "French, Russian and Ukrainian activists wrote a book to defend Human Rights in Russia"
To analyse French media coverage of the Ukraine crisis, I met Emilie Blachère, French reporter for Paris Match. She told me about her own perception of the conflict from the field and we spoke about the difficulties to cover this crisis. Emilie is a French reporter for the French weekly magazine Paris Match. She was born in […]Read more "Ukraine war from the field with French reporter for Paris Match Emilie Blachère"
Last week I met Mark Katz, Professor of Governments and Politics. He explained me the consequences of the Russian intervention in Ukraine on international relations. Here is an interactive map to better understand the situation.Read more "Interactive map: Russian intervention & diplomacy"
Last week I had lunch with Mark Katz in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in Paris. Mark Katz is an American professor of government and politics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, United States. He researches and teaches classes about Russian politics and foreign policy, revolution, and the “War on Terror”. We had a club sandwich, a jasmine […]Read more "The impact of Russian intervention in Ukraine by Mark Katz, American analyst"
In short… Born in Polyan’, Khmelnitsky region, raised in New Kahovka. After serving in the military he graduated the State University of Trade and Nutrition in Kharkov. During his gig as a chef, he started taking interest in photography and soon became professionally involved in it. Partnered with photo agencies PHL (Ukraine), European Pressphoto Agency […]Read more "Portrait of the week: Maxim Dondyuk, 31, Ukrainian photographer"