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Photos by winners of Stenin International Competition exhibited in Madrid

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Photos by winners of Stenin International Competition exhibited in Madrid


Photo credit: The memorial plaque to Andrei Stenin on the building of MIA "Russia Today". Moscow. Osama ibn Saddam bin Yorik / (CC BY-SA 4.0)

An exhibition of photographs of the winners of the Andrey Stenin International Competition has opened in the capital of Spain. Visitors can see photographs and series of photographs taken by photographers from Russia, Spain, USA, Great Britain, China and other countries, RIA Novosti reports.
The exhibition features over 40 photographs depicting armed conflicts and their consequences, as well as addressing acute social and environmental problems. The competition was attended by photographers no older than 33 years old (at this age Andrei Stenin died tragically) from 75 countries.

The organizing committee received about 5,000 photographs. The authors had the opportunity to express themselves through photographs about what worries them in modern society, to respond to current topics, to declare the importance of respect for nature and to call for sports.

According to the Minister-Counselor of the Russian Embassy in Spain Dmitry Sokolov, photographers reliably tell the public about what is happening around the world. Spain reported that many local photographers are joining the project every year. Three of them became winners of the last competition.

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