On the birthday of Rossiya Segodnya photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who was killed in southeastern Ukraine.
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest for young photographers opened its 2018 entry period.
The 2018 prize money is double, first 3 winners will be awarded 100,000 rubles, 75,000 rubles and 50,000 rubles, respectively.
The contest is aimed at supporting young photojournalists and helping them make a breakthrough in their careers.
The Andrei Stenin contest is the only photojournalism competition in Russia.