20 years after Abkhazia declared independence from Georgia, TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev returned to the region to document the place where he vacationed as a boy and later photographed a brutal war.
President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
US-VOTE-2012-ELECTION-OBAMA US President Barack Obama supporters celebrate as CNN projected The President re-elected on election night November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)