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Photojournalist DMITRI BELIAKOV, born 1970, Russia, Vologda region, started working in 1993 as a translator-researcher for Express Newspapers UK and stringer for TV-channels period of 1st Chechen campaign.
Beliakov began to take pictures professionally 1997 freelancing for AP, Daily & Sunday Express UK, The Telegraph UK, The Times and The Sunday Times of London.
Beliakov’s main interests are documenting humanitarian issues such as the poverty, the human conflicts, human rights abuses, war crimes, victims of terror and post-war syndrome, drugs-trafficking, ecology issues.
Beliakov covered extensively Russian-Chechen conflict and all the subsequent events in the Northern Caucasus period from 1994-2010 as well as Crimea annexation and the following civil war in the East of Ukraine from 2014-2015.
As well, since 2002-2008 on contract to Bloomberg News photo-desk his pictures have illustrated business, political, economic, and news feature stories throughout Russia and the former Soviet Union.
His photographs have been published in The Sunday Times Magazine, Newsweek International, Stern, The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, American Photo Magazine, Der Spiegel, GEO Magazine (German, Spanish and Russian editions), Paris Match, Russian Reporter Magazine, Bratishka Special Forces Magazine (Russia), Ezhenedelny Journal (Russia), many others.
2016 - Sony World Photography Awards, 2015 - NPPA (National Press Photographer's Association), 2015 - POY (Pictures of the Year) , 2010 - NPPA (National Press Photographer's Association) , 2010 - PDN (Photo District News) , 2006 - Days Japan Press Photo contest, 2005 - OPC (Overseas Press Club of America), 2002 - INTERFOTO Press Photo , 2016 - LENSCULTURE Portraits Awards
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