Members of the local election commission wearing protective suits wait with a portable ballot box outside an apartment during early voting in a referendum on amendments to the Russian Constitution in Moscow, Russia, 25 June 2020. The nationwide vote on the constitutional amendments has started on 25 June and will run for seven days until 01 July. The counting of the total results will begin right after polling stations close on 01 July. The vote had been originally scheduled to take place on 22 April but wa

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Widow Colette Leslie (46) and her two children, Curtley (L) and Adreulishe (R), pray at the graveside of their late father, Captain Andrew Leslie, in Middleburg, South Africa, 14 June 2020. Captain Leslie died with the Covid-19 coronavirus a month earlier and was the first victim of the virus in the town. He was acting station commander of the local police station. Many of the people in the district infected with the coronavirus are front line workers. In the barren expanses of the Karoo (Great dry land) in

Photo Essays:
Covid-19 Fault Lines

Health worker Richell Arsenio (L) checks her records with available light as fellow health worker Fe Bacunawa (R) checks on a COVID-19-infected patient in Manila, Philippines, 22 May 2020. They are part of a group of four volunteer health workers who were nicknamed 'Astronauts' by residents of Village 775, Zone 84 in Manila as they resemble such when donning their protective equipment. The healthcare volunteers conduct home visits twice a day to people infected or suspected to be infected with the novel SAR

Photo Essays:
The Astronauts

Mathias Rocha (8) and Lucia Rocha (6)(R) pose for a portrait at their home in Tres Coroas, Brazil, 01 May 2020. The portrait was taken by their father Pedro Rocha and was done in a tent on the high grass next to their house. Having kids at home during lockdown can be very difficult for parents, luckily, Pedro and his children leave next to the wilderness and they can explore nature with little human contact. The series obs-cu-ra is organized by photographer Bruno Alencastro and the portraits were made by se

Photo Essays:
obs-cu-ra: Pandemic Camera Obscura Portraits

Extend Reports Horizontal orientation Shortcuts Search Roberto Mayer LOGIN REGISTRATION HELP Home Primary tabs View(active tab)   Edit   Delete   Translate w_56055508.jpg Search media  Camera operator Giannis Mentzos, 49, wearing a protective face mask and gloves poses for a picture as he films a news anchor during the lockdown of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the headquarters of state broadcaster ERT in Athens, Greece, 25 April 2020. During the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, we

Photo Essay:
People Who Stayed Outside to Be Beside Us

A commuter wearing a face mask is reflected in a train window as it arrives at the platform of Shibuya train station in Tokyo, Japan, 14 April 2020, a week after the Japanese government declared a state of emergency on parts of Japan including Tokyo and Osaka, in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which causes the Covid-19 disease.  EPA-EFE/DAI KUROKAWA

Photo Essay:
Japan in a State of Emergency

A young woman is pictured next to a light installation called 'Epithyte' by artist Susane Winterling during press preview of exhibition called 'From plants and humans - A ramble across the Green Planet' at the German Hygiene Museum in Dresden, Germany, 18 April 2019 (reissued 05 May 2020). Green is generally associated with hope, harmony, growth and fertility. It is a color of life, nature and eco-friendliness. Green is a philosophy. This color can also bring with it a sense of ambition, greed or jealousy.

Photo Set:
Colorful World: Fifty Shades of