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Russian journalist won the Pulitzer prize

Sergey Ponomarev was a winner in the genre of "News photography".

19.Apr.16 8:04 AM
By Alesya Davydova
Photo screenshot Yandex pictures


Russian journalist won the Pulitzer prize
Russian photojournalist Sergey Ponomarev became the laureate of the highest award in the profession the Pulitzer prize. As part of a group of four photographers The New York Times and Reuters, he became the winner in the genre of "News photography". My images Sergey together with colleagues to document the lives of refugees who have flooded the country of the Old world.

The Pulitzer prize is considered the highest recognition in journalism. This year was the jubilee, hundredth, the awards ceremony. The winners were selected by an expert jury of recognized professionals 25.

Winners defined in several nominations. So, this year's award in the genre of investigative journalism has received the editors of the Washington Post, which has created a large-scale database containing data on 990 cases of shootings involving police officers that lead to death, in 2015. Their investigation prompted the US Federal government begin collecting similar information from police departments across the country.

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