10 June 2014

Children's unmarked grave in Tuam

A family visits the site in Tuam that a historian says is the burial place of hundreds of children, mostly babies, of unwed mothers.



01 June 2014

Mariupol

Family members pay respect to the body of Alexey Vorobyov, a bystander shot dead two days earlier during a gunfight between Ukrainian soldier and armed pro-Russia separatist groups in central Mariupol, eastern Ukraine.



24 May 2014

Ukraine tensions run high

Ukrainian soldiers guard a checkpoint in Novatroizk, eastern Ukraine. Pro-Russian militants ambushed Ukrainian troops nearby the day before, killing seven and wounding another eight in the most deadly attack yet on Ukrainian forces.



23 May 2014

22 May 2014

Lena Ott's funeral

Family and friends attend the funeral of Elena Ott, a 42 year old mother of two killed by gunfire near an Ukrainian military checkpoint, as she was driving home with her youngest son, on the evening of the 14th of May.



19 May 2014

Civil casualties in eastern Ukraine

Family and friends attend the funeral of Elena Ott, a 42 year old mother of two killed by gunfire near an Ukrainian military checkpoint, as she was driving home with her youngest son, on the evening of the 14th of May.



15 May 2014

Tearsheets: Eastern Ukraine crisis in Expresso

Here's the tearsheet of my latest feature story and photo on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, published in last week's issue of Expresso.



11 May 2014

Referendum for secession in Donetsk

A woman marks her vote at a polling station in School Number 1, in central Donetsk. Polling stations have opened in cities across the eastern Ukrainian oblasts of Donetsk and Luhansk as residents go to polls to vote for seceding from Ukraine and creating a quasi-independent state in an act declared illegal by the central government in Kyiv and the West but supported by Russia.



09 May 2014

Back in Donetsk, Ukraine

I'm back in Donestk, for another follow up on the tense situation in eastern Ukraine.

Below, a photograph taken this morning during a World War II ceremony at the War Memorial near the Donbas Arena in central Donetsk.



22 April 2014

Tearsheets: Ukraine crisis in Al Jazeera

Here's the screen shot of a small essay I did on assignment for Al Jazeera on the crisis in eastern Ukraine. To view the full slideshow go to: Tensions bubble in east Ukraine



20 April 2014

Tearsheets: Tension in eastern Ukraine in Expresso

Here's my latest feature story (text and photo) on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, published this week in Expresso. One of my photos also made the front page.




19 April 2014

Tearsheets: Donetsk in Expresso

Has been busy times at the office. Here's the tearsheet of a feature story (photo and text) on the the situation in Donetsk, Ukraine, published last week in Expresso.



11 April 2014

At the barricades

Pro-Russia activists fortify a newly build barricade set up around the Donbass Regional Government building in central Donetsk. The Ukrainian government in Kiev gave a 48 hour deadline for the activists to abandon the building.



10 April 2014

Building barricades

A pro-Russia activist carries cobblestones to be used to fortify a newly build barricade set up around the Donbass Regional Government building in central Donetsk. The Ukrainian government in Kiev gave a 48 hour deadline for the activists to abandon the building.



Back in Donetsk, Ukraine

DONETSK, UKRAINE - April 09, 2014: A portrait of Vladimir Lenin is seen resting atop a newly build barricade set up by pro-Russia activists around the Donbass Regional Government building in central Donetsk. The Ukrainian government in Kiev gave a 48 hour deadline for the activists to abandon the building.