Christopher Bobyn is a Canadian photojournalist. His work has included extensive coverage of the former-Yugoslavia, the Syrian civil war and the Egyptian revolution. his work on the aftermath of conflict in Kosovo was accompanied by a documentary film on the same subject, which he also directed. He has produced photographic and film work for the EU, NGO’s, and various outlets including National Geographic, Deutsche Welle, The Guardian, and MSNBC.
Articles by this writer
Walking through central Kyiv in Spring 2023 – at first glance everything can look pretty normal. There’s tacky art and souvenirs being sold at outdoor markets, cafés are open and busy, hipster neighbourhoods offer local craft beer and live music. But look closer and it becomes clear that this country is very much at war.
With strained resources, Ukraine is dependent on foreign assistance and charity to shore-up the financial and technical shortcomings of its war effort.
Upon arriving in Dnipropetrovsk at 6AM, our reporter was met by a team of Ukrainian army officers; their mismatched hand-me-down uniforms from western allies betrays the condition of the Ukrainian army facing modern Russian weapons.
Christopher Bobyn details the development of the Crimean crisis from it's infancy as a demonstration of pro-EU demonstrations to the current level of a major international crisis which is raising the attention of the Eu and members of the G7 and in fact the world.
The civil war in Syria is becoming all the more dire and the complexity of this conflict is becoming all too apparent.
International cooperation ensured the success of Operation Unified Protector.
Fresh from training with the Russian Navy in the Baltic, and subsequent coldwater trials en route to Canada, the Horizon Class destroyer arrived to waiting representatives from the Canadian Navy and the naval industry.
Uncovering the differences between the perceived (peaceful and reconciliatory) and the actual (tense and aggressive) situation in Kosovo of today.