Chernobyl’s Children

Photos by Mstyslav Chernov Viktoria Vetrova knows the risk her four children take in drinking milk from the family’s two cows and eating dried mushrooms and berries from the forest.

30 Years of Photographing Chernobyl

Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world’s worst nuclear accident.

APTOPIX Roundup: Jan. 23, 2015

Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.

Ukraine Unrest 2015

Photos by Manu Brabo Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.

Daily Life Roundup: Nov. 7, 2014

For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: A street performer does his best Mona Lisa impression in Tokyo, geese fly past autumn foliage in Philadelphia, and women sing an emigration folk song in downtown Lisbon.

APTOPIX Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.

Ukraine Elections 2014

Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.