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Irina Dakhnovskaya Lawton

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Irina Dakhnovskaya Lawton Irina Dakhnovskaia-Lawton has spent the last several years as a freelance photojournalist traveling and living in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. From AIDS orphans in Asmara, Eritrea, to the revival of a hospital/church in her native Moscow, her photography always seems to focus on the people that animate her pictures. Originally a social demographer with the Russian Academy of Sciences, she has used this experience to underpin the insight she strives for in her art.

Torzhok: Ancient Crossroads

Russian Life: May/June 2008
This ancient river town long stood at the crossroads of Russian commerce and travel. It may even have once saved Rus' from the Horde. Today, it has a more modest goal: reclaiming its heritage and becoming a thriving tourist destination.
Authors: Irina Dakhnovskaya Lawton and Irina Savelieva
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Safe Haven: A Moscow Church Reclaims its Mission

Russian Life: June/July 1999
Amidst all Russia's problems and challenges, there are some heartening success stories. This is one: the resurrection of Moscow's Church of St. Dmitry and the caring men and women who are rebuilding its mission.
Author: Irina Dakhnovskaya Lawton
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