Minsk is celebrating the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet triumph over Nazi Germany, but new power struggles are placing obstacles in the way of reconciling with the past.
A brigade marches proud for Belarus’ independence. It’s a day of great importance in any country's history. However, the choice of the day isn’t without dispute, raising many questions about adopted national narratives.
AN IDENTITY SUBDUED
Despite the shaky ground that the Uyghur identity stands on, the Kashgar livestock market sustains its roots of cultural expression.
INNER MONGOLIA’S RUSSIAN BORDER
The villages of China's far north stand reflecting their short-lived history of Russian settlers.
ON TOXIC GROUND
On the island of Lanyu, a pig's butchering brings the men of the Tao minority together, showing the importance of unity on an isle in crisis.
THE CROSSROADS OF BOLAVEN
A village standing en route for the daily influx of tourists keeps a distance between outside influences and its own identity.
A collection of single photographs leading through Asia.
© 2018 Jānis Žguts