Mikhail Evstafiev believes that "A photograph is a reflection of how one views the world around him. It can only describe the things a photographer is prepared to see."
Vedran Smailovic, "The Cellist of Sarajevo", playing in the destroyed Sarajevo National Library in 1992.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia from exile in 1994.
Since 1998, he has been working on a photography book project about Cuba, which was inspired by the 1964 classic "I Am Cuba" shot by Russian film director Mikhail Kalatozov.
He has visited Cuba four times and traveled to the island's many provinces documenting the day-to-day life.
Since the mid 1990s he has also been working on "The Dignity of Difference", a project about Russian Old Believers, which has taken him to remote regions of Russia, Romania, Alaska, Oregon and Pennsylvania.