Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Categories: World

Today, the names of the laureates of World Press Photo, the most prestigious annual award for photojournalists, have become known. The Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbiliji, who captured the moment of the murder of the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, was recognized as the photo of the year. In total, more than 80 thousand images taken in 125 countries of the world were presented to the jury.

(11 photos in total)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Source: World Press Photo

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Photo of the year: Mevlut Altyntas is the murderer of Ambassador Andrey Karlov. (Photo: Burhan Ozbilici / The Associated Press)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Winner in the category "Separate photo" of the category "Problems of modernity": Leshia Evans at a demonstration against police brutality in Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman / Thomson Reuters)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Winner in the category "Photo History" of the category "Problems of modernity": American police disperse demonstrators protesting against the construction of an oil pipeline. (Photo: Amber Bracken)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Winner in the category "Photo History" of the category "Everyday life": barber shop in Havana. (Photo by Tomas Munita for The New York Times)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Winner in the category "Photo History" of the category "News Photography": Filipino police officers investigate the murder scene of Romeo Joel Torres Fontanilla, shot during the anti-drug campaign. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Winner in the category "Photo History" of the category "Nature": rhinoceros hunters in Mozambique. (Photo by Brent Stirton / Getty Images for National Geographic Magazine)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

The winner in the category "Photo History" of the category "Sport": participants of the youth chess tournament in the Czech Republic. (Photo: Giovanni Capriotti)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

Winner of the category "Long-term photo projects": residents of the village of Lugansk after the bombing. (Photo: Valery Melnikov / "Russia Today")

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

The winner in the category "Individual photo" of the category "People": the daughter of Iraqi refugees. (Photo: Magnus Wennman / Aftonbladet)

Winners of World Press Photo — 2017

The winner in the category "Photo History" of the category "People": descendants of Korean immigrants in Mexico celebrate the 90th anniversary of one of them. (Photo: Michael Vince Kim)

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