1986 Photo Contest, Humor, 1st prize

Alexander Grachtchenkov

RIA Novosti

01 January, 1985

Original caption from World Press Photo (1986)

Russian obstetrician and pedagogue Igor Charkovsky showing a baby outside his school for physical education in Moscow.


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Alexander Grachtchenkov

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