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Shortly after President Obama made public that the US and Cuba would move towards restoring diplomatic ties, Yuri Kozyrev went to Cuba for TIME magazine to document the island at this historical turning point. Yuri's images were featured on the cover and in the April 6, 2015 issue of the magazine.
Stern recently published a story by Yuri Kozyrev about everyday life in the the peninsula of Crimea.
After being conquered countless times throughout history, on the border of the former Soviet Union, the peninsula of Crimea, is today a famous touristic destination attracting thousands of tourists from the region and beyond. Traditional ways of life are maintained by the… read more ›
The Lena River winds vertically through Russia. In the summer ferries carry people back and forth, and in the winter heavy trucks transport goods over the ice. But in October, when the… read more ›
Even NOOR's Yuri Kozyrev, who has photographed wars for decades, was unprepared for the extent of the devastation in Homs. "It's worse than Grozny," he said. After waiting years for his Syrian visa, Yuri documented locals returning to the ruined city to salvage belongings from their former lives.“It… read more ›