Anastasia Vlasova is a Ukrainian photojournalist based in Kyiv, Ukraine. She is currently covering the different aspects of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Vlasova is a staff photographer at the Kyiv Post, an English language newspaper in Kyiv. She is also a stringer at the European Pressphoto Agency in Kyiv. Vlasova has covered the Ukraine EuroMaidan revolution, Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 near Donetsk, Ukraine. Since April 2014, her work has focused mainly on the Eastern Ukraine region of Donbas. Vlasova’s photojournalism has won several awards, among them the Gold for College Photographer of the Year's Spot News category and the Bronze at Picture of the Year International’s Spot News category. She has been published in the New York Times’ Lens blog, TIME’s Lightbox, The Guardian, NBC, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, among other media outlets. Vlasova has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the Institute of Journalism in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Journalism there. She is a 2015 Magnum Foundation Human Rights and Photography Fellow at NYU.
- Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award Honorable Mention, 2015