Berlin’s first official pride month is underway, but how are recent Russian policies and issues for refugees effecting LGBTQI people in Berlin and abroad?
Visiting the border town of Narva, a city almost completely destroyed during World War II, and then rebuilt by the Soviet Union, photographer Sebastian Semmer tells both the story of the landscape and its undercurrent of dichotomy.
As the war in Ukraine continues, our photojournalists bring you the latest news on the ground and report the stories of those living in constant grace danger. Elsewhere protests and events taking place echo the message of peace and solidarity, sending ripples across the world.
Historically, internal divisions have left Ukraine in a precarious position between East and West with both Russia and Ukraine histories rife in conflict. It is what both divides and connects to the two neighboring nations. As Ukraine resistance holds strong - thousands flood out of Kyiv. Those who remain in the city take cover and take up arms.
A recent investigation reveals how a diplomatic triangle between Russia, The United States and Saudi Arabia lies at the root of this spectacle, with Germany hesitantly showing its face from behind the previously-iron curtain with a new stance on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
Politics and sport are two entities that most of us would rather keep separate. People don’t tend to go to cricket, rugby, football or even the Olympics intending to engage in heated debate surrounding government policy. Quite the contrary: sport serves as a distraction from the seemingly endless drone of current affairs – none of which ever seems to be particularly positive.
IMAGO Weekend Roundup. In the week Estonia swore in their first female Prime Minister; this weekend people celebrated snow, protested Covid and rallied in Russia as police detained thousands.