Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Life is spinning, spinning, flying and no intention to stop, bringing great joy and eternal sadness. While one is crying on the ruins of his home, the other trying to escape in the open sea, and the third dream is that at least someone remembered an old, half-forgotten gods.

In a moment in the world there are hundreds of thousands of events. They are hunted by the photographers, the trophies of which images one point stopping and fixing her life. Thousands of young photographers presented their works at the international competition named after Andrei Stenin, the photo journalist of RIA Novosti, who was killed in September 2014 in the Ukraine.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

January 15, 2019. Nairobi, Kenya. SWAT officer tells people to hide in the shelter of the hotel "DusitD2" shots rang out. The hotel complex is carried out special operation on destruction of members of East African jihadist group "Al-Shabab" who committed the attack.

The attack killed 21 people. "Al-Shabab" that is closely connected with "al-Qaeda" (banned in Russia), said that the attack was organized in response to the decision of the President of the United States Donald trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

"Miracle in the cornfield" is the name of the Russian photographer Sergey Bobylev. He captures emergency landing of an Airbus A321 of airline "Ural airlines". August 15, 2019 after the failure of both engines, the crew managed to land the ship in a corn field in the area of the Moscow airport Zhukovsky. All 233 people aboard survived.

Since 2011, every Friday and Saturday the Palestinians to organize marches in the village of Kafr Qaddum in protest against the overlapping of one of the roads and the confiscation of Palestinian-owned land. The Israeli authorities did this with the aim of expanding the Israeli settlement of Kedumim. This way the Palestinians were once able in 15 minutes to get to the major city of Nablus, now the journey time exceeds 45 minutes.

In this photo, a Palestinian fires his sling at soldiers during clashes with Israeli military forces on may 10, 2019.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

October 16, 2019. The girl crying at his father's funeral, organized by opposition groups in Port-AU-Prince (Haiti).

The week before the Haitian opposition has rejected a call by President Jovenes Moisa to engage in dialogue. The largest city in the country at that time for more than a month was paralyzed by violent demonstrations. Over the past year, the political crisis in the country has reached an even greater intensity: the citizens protesting against corruption and demanding the resignation of the President.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

14 January 2019. The body of Ferdinand Santos in a pose resembling the crucified Christ, is sailing under a bridge in the district of Tondo in Manila. To him with handcuffs attached cargo bucket filled with cement mortar.

In 2016, the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte began a large-scale campaign against drugs. Thousands of poor people were killed on suspicion of having links with drug traffickers. To date, estimates of human rights organizations, the death toll is closer to 30 thousand. Three years have passed, and the war against drug trafficking continues.

Do not hurry with the investigation and authorities. People are afraid of revenge. The reporter linzi Billing 2017 is a list of unidentified victims President waged war and captures the facts of death, which no one is going to investigate.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

"The border of the United States begins in southern Mexico". So migrants from Central America, Haiti, Africa and the island of Cuba talk about their difficult path to achieving the American dream. This path starts at the border between Mexico and Guatemala with rafting on the river Suchiate on makeshift rafts. Next — endless Hiking path and attempts secretly to get on the freight train "La Bestia", which crosses the entire country.

Migrants move to one or the big gang, hiding from the Mexican immigration police. Despite all the dangers, this grueling path every day, doing thousands of migrants fleeing the rampant crime and violence in their home countries. The route changes almost every day depending on the mood of the US President Donald trump or no change in his policy.

Migrants lose money, dignity and sometimes life. French photographer, my Deputy Gilmar started shooting material for a story about Mexican migration route in 2017, inauguration day trump, and continued to do this all four years of his presidential term.

The photo shows children from the city of Tijuana playing in the sand at a wall separating Mexico from the United States. Here, the fence runs into the Pacific ocean.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Alex Talay in childhood lost both legs and arms in the accident. He tried to extinguish the fire, but in the burning room appeared to be an old artillery shell. A shell exploded. Alex miraculously survived, but after that his life became completely different: surgery, rehabilitation, and the need to decide how to proceed.

Sports became for Alexey, the means of psychological support. Now he had a large family in which four children. Alex also leads an active public life: he founded a charitable Foundation that acts as a motivational speaker and coach.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Vorkuta is the fourth largest city located in the Arctic circle and the easternmost city in Europe. It is surrounded by a dense ring of towns. Almost immediately after the founding of the city, there was created one of the largest camps of the Gulag, where the exiled prisoners from all over the world. By 1951 it contained 73 thousand people, including foreigners, so gave the city the unofficial title of "capital of the world".

Now the population of Vorkuta is rapidly declining — the city ranked first in the country in the rate of decrease of the population. If in the 1990s, lived here more than 110 thousand people, now less than 60. Towns, built when the mines died out the first. Most of them now resemble Ghost towns.

People leave their houses and apartments, throwing furniture and things that are too expensive somewhere to carry out this remote corner of Russia. They leave their history and his past life in Vorkuta.

The picture shows the Russian photographer Sergey Parshukov two friends from West kavik play musical instruments during dinner.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Rose festival in the city of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

The parishioners of the Church in the name of vsemilostivogo Spasa (old believer Church Belokrinitskoy consent) have the memorial cross, to the site of the former old believers ' hermitages.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

In early September, 2019, to a large oil slick appeared in the sea off the coast 130 beaches in the northeast of Brazil. Now they can be found along the entire coastline of the Atlantic ocean, the length of which reaches two thousand kilometers. The source of the contamination remains unknown, although President Air Bolsonaro claims that the spill occurred outside the country and, most likely, it was the work of criminal gangs.

This boy participated in elimination of consequences of oil spill at the beach of Itapuama in the city Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

On account of free diver from Turkey Shiki Argumen several world records for diving. Now she's going to win the 90-meter depth without lastow in the cave in Gilindires Aydincik, a city in southern Turkey. Gilindires — this is the ice cave, known as the eighth wonder of the world.

Photography Sebnem Coskun is called "In one breath".

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Italian photographer Alessandro sink tells the stories of ordinary Peruvians, who were born in Espinardo area of the country, near the largest copper mines in Tintaya and Antapaccay. They suffer from the environmental pollution in the field of mining.

Over the past few years, minerals have become the basis of the national economy, pushing into the background agricultural production, which involved the local community. Malnutrition and environmental pollution undermine the health of local residents; many children are born with mental and physical disabilities, but the medical institutions here.

Although the Constitution of Peru provides for measures to preserve cultural identity and territories of indigenous peoples, these provisions are not respected, and social protests are brutally suppressed by the police. Predatory use of land — a common problem in Latin America.

The boy Lemuel Larson of Hilachas was born in the vicinity of the mine. He has congenital defects, deaf in one ear. The family has no money for his treatment.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Fishermen catch fish on the river Jamuna in Bogra, Bangladesh.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

"For me my people — that's all. My language, my people are always in me." Elena sews traditional Nenets clothes all my life, and several years ago was to combine national elements with modern fashion tendencies and ended up in Italian Vogue.

Elena at the age of twelve made their first coat of reindeer fur — stitching my grandmother had taught her. She gave her granddaughter a piece of cloth and a match, asked to follow her movement "needle". Brothers and father taught her to hunt, so she knows how to cook, and to get it. Store-bought and prepared meat she's not eating or washes with soap and water.

After five years of marriage Elena left her husband and left the plague in the village of Tazovsky, taking only children and a bundle of personal belongings. She sews stylized clothes and proud of the fact that reminds people about the beauty and about the fact that even if you live far away from home, need to remember their language and their culture.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Refugee rescued by the vessel organization Mediterranea, throws off the thermal blanket. He was one of 98 castaways, which picked up the ship "Mare Jonio" 113 kilometers from the Libyan city of Misurata. Most of the migrants had been subjected to torture in their country.

The group of refugees left Libya two days floating in an inflatable boat while its engines failed. The boat started to deflate, killing six people. Came to the aid of "Mare Jonio", people saved, however, the former interior Minister of Italy Matteo Salvini forbade the ship to enter Italian waters, which he had for many days to stand in the sea at 24 kilometers from the island of Lampedusa.

People were in unsanitary conditions with no drinking water. After six days, the head of the mission said:

The last 34 remaining on Board, were finally evacuated.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Due to UN sanctions, the US and other Western countries the development of the Iranian economy slowed, causing the country's population spread pessimism. People have ceased to believe in a bright future.

Photographer Younes Hani Somekh Sofla shot this series in the streets of Tehran in 2018-2019 when the pressure reached its peak. Recent years have brought many difficulties caused by the sanctions, coupled with ineffective economic policies. They constantly live in the shadow of war. The standard of living has significantly decreased the purchasing power falls and prices rise.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Quatrani — so in the Italian city of L'aquila is called adolescents and young adults. Ten years have passed since then, as the city was destroyed by powerful earthquake. Many residents remained without a roof over their heads, many were injured, many died.

Some children that lived, as they say, in the "forbidden" city, eighteen. They have a small country — this safe haven that they could call home. But associated a special bond, they do not feel disadvantaged. They call home a strong friendship, which taught them hardship.

In the picture — quatrani named Enrico pulls the canopy near the house.

Miracles, the destruction of myths and the death of crops on the images of famous photographers

Indian photographer santanu Dey (Santanu Dey) collects documentary evidence of the tribal community media, which keeps alive the ancient art, known in the Indian subcontinent as bouroubi. This word consists of two parts — "Bahu" (many) and "Rupa" (form).

Media belong to the untouchables and can only rely on very low-paying jobs. To earn a livelihood, they are touring across the country with performances on the themes of Indian mythology.

The present generation can hardly remember the heroes of the myths, and do media gradually lose their identity. Modernization and urbanization do the trick: people are no longer interested in the myths.

Keywords: Myths | Death | Pictures | Photographers

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