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The World Press Photo exhibition opened on June 11 in Moscow, inside the former Krasny Oktyabr confectionery factory.

The World Press Photo exhibition opened on June 11 in Moscow, inside the former Krasny Oktyabr confectionery factory. The show features about 200 winning pictures submitted to the World Press Photo competition this past February.

© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankThe World Press Photo exhibition opened on June 11 in Moscow, inside the former Krasny Oktyabr confectionery factory. The show features about 200 winning pictures submitted to the World Press Photo competition this past February.
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The World Press Photo exhibition opened on June 11 in Moscow, inside the former Krasny Oktyabr confectionery factory. The show features about 200 winning pictures submitted to the World Press Photo competition this past February.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankItalian photographer Pietro Masturzo won the top prize. His picture of a woman shouting protest chants from a rooftop in Teheran was named Press Photo of the Year 2010.
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Italian photographer Pietro Masturzo won the top prize. His picture of a woman shouting protest chants from a rooftop in Teheran was named Press Photo of the Year 2010.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankThis year’s winners include world famous photographers Peter Bialobrzeski, Simon Roberts, and Eugene Richards, as well as the French photographer who works under the pseudonym JR.
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This year’s winners include world famous photographers Peter Bialobrzeski, Simon Roberts, and Eugene Richards, as well as the French photographer who works under the pseudonym JR.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankAll are expected to give lectures during the opening of the exhibition in Moscow.
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All are expected to give lectures during the opening of the exhibition in Moscow.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankThis year’s winners do not include any Russian photojournalists. Third prize in the competition was initially awarded to the Ukrainian Stepan Rudyk, a regular contributor to the RIA Novosti news agency. But Rudyk was later disqualified when it was discovered that he had violated the competition’s rules. Photo: Tommaso Ausili’s photo at a slaughterhouse won third place in the Contemporary Issues category.
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This year’s winners do not include any Russian photojournalists. Third prize in the competition was initially awarded to the Ukrainian Stepan Rudyk, a regular contributor to the RIA Novosti news agency. But Rudyk was later disqualified when it was discovered that he had violated the competition’s rules. Photo: Tommaso Ausili’s photo at a slaughterhouse won third place in the Contemporary Issues category.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankThe photos often deal with conflict and suffering in global hot spots. But some photos depict everyday life, like French photographer Joan Bardeletti’s picture that won second prize in the Daily Life category.
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The photos often deal with conflict and suffering in global hot spots. But some photos depict everyday life, like French photographer Joan Bardeletti’s picture that won second prize in the Daily Life category.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankFrancesco Giusti’s photo report about the Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes (the Society of Funlovers and Elegant People) in the Democratic Republic of Congo won a special mention from the jury.
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Francesco Giusti’s photo report about the Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes (the Society of Funlovers and Elegant People) in the Democratic Republic of Congo won a special mention from the jury.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Piatakov / Go to the photo bankThis is the fourth time Moscow has hosted the World Press Photo exhibition. The Objective Reality foundation, which supports photographers, is sponsoring the exhibition, which will run through July 11.
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This is the fourth time Moscow has hosted the World Press Photo exhibition. The Objective Reality foundation, which supports photographers, is sponsoring the exhibition, which will run through July 11.
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