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Paradise Lost

Yuri Kozyrev & Nathan Thornburgh

‘Abkhaz democracy reminds me a lot of America,’ an Abkhaz journalist tells me over coffee. ‘It’s a democracy of heavily armed people.’

Yuri Kozyrev

Yuri Kozyrev began his career photographing the collapse of the Soviet Union. He photographed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for Time magazine, and since 2011 has been documenting the Arab uprisings and their aftermaths in the Middle East.

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Nathan Thornburgh

Nathan Thornburgh is the co-founder of online magazine Roads & Kingdoms. He is a former editor and foreign correspondent at Time magazine.

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