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Welcome to one of the most polluted cities on Earth—a place where the entire economic equilibrium is dependent upon a livelihood-giving (yet life-destroying) copper smelting plant.
has set out to create an ongoing series of photos that define the reality of Russia today.
An exclusive video interview which offers further insight into this powerful portrait series created at many of Europe's most prestigious military academies. Verzone's strong, timely work speaks to the individual countries' fiercely held military traditions—and the painstaking process of the Continent's integration.