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UKRAINE

Timeless Ukraine
Ukraine, the second largest territory in Europe. Yet, for a larger part of its tragic history it has been a country overshadowed by its powerful neighbours Poland and Russia... more...
The Ukrainians - Between East and West
This project explores through a gallery of portraits a society still unknown and often “caricaturated” in public opinion. Not aiming at ethnographic authenticity, it conveys a subjective vision of the Ukrainians, presenting them in socio-cultural... more...
The Hutsuls - People of the Carpathians
Most often associated with the awe-inspiring and sinister cliché of count Dracula, in reality the Carpathians are one of the most diverse and multiethnic regions in the world. In the 1960-ies, the famous film-maker Paradjanov featured the inhabitants... more...
Rosh Hashanah - The Jewish New Year in Uman
Every year since the collapse of the Soviet Union thousands of Hasidic Jews (Hasidim) come from around the world to Uman, a town of 100 000 inhabitants in the center of Ukraine... more...
Black faces of Chervonohrad
“Daddy, come back home!” Despite the filth on the walls the touching message of the little girl on the billboard is hard to overlook. Her words, however, conjure up a dark world - that of the fathers swallowed by Ukrainian coal mines... more...
The Orange Revolution - Awakening of the Ukrainian People
Three rounds of election there and gone. But before that the Ukrainian people will have surprised the whole world , recording a new page in History, a certain winter 2004. more...
Political crisis – A Portrait of the “red and blue" protests
“Yushchenko- niet !” Two years hardly following Yushchenko’s triumph and now he is not as popular in Independence Square as he was before. In this centre of the Orange Revolution, thousands of demonstrators are shouting out their anger... more...
Viktor Yushchenko
You do not always win by staying aloof all the time. As the presidential elections draws nearer in 2004, Ukraine more than ever needs a moral and political authority that could overthrow the corrupt regime at the time and lead the country to prosperity... more...
Yulia Tymoshenko – Portraits of a challenging woman
“Yulia is the only man in Ukrainian politics.” This little sentence, very popular in Ukraine, makes smile. Yet, it is a very happy expression which rightly makes think of the Ukrainian passionaria’s temperament... more...
Illegal migrants
Since the enlargment of the Schengen space, in last December, irregular migrants coming from Asia, Africa or ex-URSS are trying to give a chance to build up a new life... more...
Churches of Ukraine - The revival of masterpieces of art
They were doomed to be destroyed, yet, nowadays, they rise in all their splendor. Miraculously preserved witnesses of a rich and turbulent past, churches in Ukraine... more...
Greek Catholics - From catacombs to freedom
Father Oleg is a new recruit in the profession. A graduate of Catholic University and Lviv seminary in Western Ukraine, he is yet to rise in rank by proving himself in fieldwork. In the meantime he enjoys and measures his new responsibility... more...
Jews, Muslims and Christians Armenian in Lviv
Portraits of three communities on the ashes of a vanished world. more...
The UPA soldiers - These controversial heroes
In a spotless uniform, with a military air, a group of pensioners are proudly singing the Ukrainian anthem. Since the independence of Ukraine, veterans of the Ukrainian Insurrectional Army can freely gather... more...
Lviv - The "Little Paris" of the East
Western Ukraine, July 1944­ - The Red Army drives the Nazis out of Lviv, bombs are being dropped on this sumptuous porcelain city. Almost miraculously, this precious architectural jewel remains almost intact... more...
Women of Ukraine - On the crossroads between tradition and modernity
They are well-known for their beauty and a good housewife’s talent. However, this stereotype conceals changes in the social status of Ukrainian women... more...
Voting day in prison
If one can kill “two hares with a single shot” according to a Ukrainian saying, why not four ? On this 26th of March, the election day, what an overwhelming mess at the polling stations... more...
The Ukrainians - Between East and West II
This project explores through a gallery of portraits a society still unknown and often “caricaturated” in public opinion. Not aiming at ethnographic authenticity, it conveys a subjective vision of the Ukrainians, presenting them in socio-cultural... more...
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GEORGIA

Georgia – A masterpiece of diversity
Although Georgia is roughly the size of Switzerland, it doesn’t inspire the same feeling of quietude as the Swiss cantons do. Nevertheless, this country of the South-Caucasus is too often labelled as “a hot point”. more...
BELARUS

Minsk - A capital in fog
Since its independence Minsk has not expererienced yet, a speck of freedom or fantasy of its neighbouring counterparts like Kyiv or Riga, only the ironlike rule and order of a single man - the Belarusian president - Alexandr Loukashenko... more...
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