Vasily Malyshev


Vasily Malyshev (1900-1986) began in 1937 as a freelance reporter for the newspaper Trud. Later, he joined Soyuzfoto Soviet News Agency and eventually ITAR-TASS. During the Second World War, Malyshev worked as a war photographer for ITAR-TASS, and he was an assistant to the Chief of Staff of the Red Army artillery. At the Nuremberg Trials, Malyshev was the Soviet Union's official photographer. After the war, Malyshev transferred from ITAR-TASS to RIA Novosti.