Posts Tagged ‘Chechnya’

Video Pick: Thomas Dworzak’s Long View of the Caucasus

Posted by on Monday April 22, 2013 | PDN Video Picks, Photos In The News

Since the 1990s, Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak has explored the volatile republics of the Northern Caucasus. It’s a region that’s now in the news because alleged Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had ties there, but  Chechnya, Dagestan, Georgia and other republics of the Caucasus have long been a source of curiosity and geopolitical ambitions,... More

Boston Bombings Focus Attention on Caucasus, And Photo Projects on the Region

Posted by on Monday April 22, 2013 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

As investigations into the alleged Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev focus on their connection to Chechnya and to the region of Dagestan, where Tamerlan spent time in January 2012, we’re once again looking at photographic studies of the North Caucusus. This volatile and troubled region may be little known to many Americans, but... More