Andrey Kovalenko

Andrey Kovalenko

China

Crackdown on China's 'Sin City'

Authorities in Dongguan city have attempted to eradicate the world's oldest profession, but it still survives.

Crackdown on China's 'Sin City'

War & Conflict

The Beslan massacre, 10 years on

The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.

The Beslan massacre, 10 years on

Politics

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong’s annual democracy protest: biggest in recent years

Hong Kong protests

Russia

Russia's decaying villages

Thousands of villages have a population of less than ten people, and many more lack adequate infrastructure.

Russia's decaying villages

China

China's Guizhou Province

Despite rapid growth, the historically poor region continues to struggle with underdevelopment and emigration.

China's Guizhou Province

China

China's Yao community

Women from the Yao ethnic minority in China's south cut their dark hair only once in a lifetime.

China's Yao community

Hong Kong

Welcoming the year of the horse

From contemplative prayer to eye-popping fireworks, celebrations marking Chinese New Year are always spectacular.

Welcoming the year of the horse

China

China's annual human migration

Some 3.5 billion journeys will be made by people returning from cities to their hometowns to celebrate the new year.

China's annual human migration

In Pictures

Myanmar's neck ring women

Among the Kayan tribe the ancient custom of wearing neck rings for life is on the decline.

Myanmar's neck ring women