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.



27 March 2014

24 March 2014

Self-defence

A babushka at a self-defence group’s tent near the Crimean border, in the Kherson region of Ukraine.



22 March 2014

Tearsheets: Ukrainian prepares to war in Expresso

Here's the tearsheet of my latest feature story (text and photo) on Ukraine, published today in the print edition of Expresso.



20 March 2014

Trenches

Ukrainian troops set up defensive line outside Andreevka village, at about 40km from border with Russia, in the east.



18 March 2014

The babushka of Kherson

A babushka prepares food at a self-defence group’s tent near the Crimean border, in the Kherson region of Ukraine.



17 March 2014

Kulikovo Pole

A pro-Russia protestor shouts anti-NATO words as thousands gather in Kulikovo pole square to demonstrate support for the referendum in Crimea.


15 March 2014

Pro-Russia self defence unit in Odessa

ODESSA, UKRAINE - March 15, 2014: Pro-Russia self defence unit take guard at a protest in Kulikovo pole square, Odessa. In the past weeks, tensions between pro and anti Russia movements have been raising in Odessa, over the ongoing crisis in the neighbour province of Crimea.



13 March 2014

In Odessa, Ukraine

I'm back in Ukraine. I arrived this morning in Odessa, a beautiful city on the Black Sea, where in the past weeks tensions between pro and anti Russia movements have been raising over the current situation in the neighbour province of Crimea.

Below, Bosig Evgeniy, a 19 year old navy cadet, enjoys the warm sunny weather near the majestic Odessa steps, the place where in 1925 Sergei M. Eisenstein filmed one of the most celebrated scenes in his masterpiece, 'Battleship Potemkin'.
 


11 March 2014

Japan tsunami anniversary

Today marks the third anniversary of the devastating eartquacke and tsunami that hit the east coast of in Japan in 2011. Below a photo taken last year as part of a project on the recovery of the local communities mostly affected by the disaster.

May 28, 2013 - Togura, Japan: Grandmother Abe, who become a widower during the devastating tsunami that struck the eastern coast of Japan in 2011, prays at the shrine in memory of her husband in the family's pre-fabricated house, in Togura.




07 March 2014

Interview in Bitaites

Marco Santos, a portuguese jounalist and blogger, published yesterday in his blog Bitaites an interview with me where I talk about my work as a photojournalist, particularly when covering conflict. Many thanks to Marco for this.

The full interview, in portuguese only, can be seen here: 'Paulo Nunes dos Santos - O Caçador de Tempestades'




04 March 2014

Tearsheets: Kiev in Courrier Internacional

Courrier Internacional published this month a eight page portfolio with my work on Kiev protests, shot in latest December and early January. The tearsheets can be seen below.







03 March 2014

After the battle, time to rest

KIEV, UKRAINE - February 23, 2014: Anti-government protestors remain at the barricades near Maidan, days after president Yanukovych was impeached by the parliament. Thousands descend on Kiev’s Independence Square to pay respect for the protestors killed days before, during clashes with the riot police.



02 March 2014

Kiev protestors under fire

KIEV, UKRAINE - February 20, 2014: Anti-government protestors take cover behind newly build barricades at the frontline where violent clashes were happening between protestors and riot police outside Independence Square in central Kiev. The riot police responded to the advance with gunfire that, according to the opposition, killed at least 70 and as many as 100 people. The drastic escalation of the three-month-old Ukraine crisis left the country reeling from the most lethal violence in decades.



01 March 2014

Tearsheets: Ukrainian crisis in Expresso

Here's the tearsheet of my latest feature story (text and photo) on the Ukrainian crisis, published in today's print edition of Expresso.