Curator Selection / 2023 / /

IRON PEOPLE - State of the World

  • Photographer
    Jelle Krings, Netherlands
  • Category

How Ukraine's 'Iron People' keep the country on track during the war.

Since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the country's railway workers have served as unsung heroes, giving millions of people a chance to escape the war, and soldiers a chance to reconnect with families at home on breaks from frontlines. This photo series documents the critical work of these railway workers, who have for generations been referred to as the 'Iron People'.