Michael Nguyen

Photographer
   
Better to freeze than Putin's Gas: Munich Residents Protest
Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Nationality: german
Biography: Most of the time, Michael Nguyen focuses on small, ordinary things but through the subjective lens, he give them new perspectives, a new soul. “With my camera I capture little things that we often don't notice in everyday life. I also... MORE
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Better to freeze than Putin's Gas: Munich Residents Protest
Copyright Michael Nguyen 2022
Date of Work Mar 2022 - Mar 2022
Updated Mar 2022
Topics Civil Rights, Documentary, Essays, Europe, Freedom, Germany, Human Rights, International Stories, Journalism, Munich, Peacekeeping, Photography, Photojournalism, Protests, Reportage, Social Justice, Ukraine, War, War and its effects
Munich residents, including many families with children, demonstrated against the war in Ukraine on Munich's Königsplatz. They carried European and Ukrainian flags and self-made signs with the inscriptions "Oil Gas Stop" or "Better Freeze than Putin's Gas". Many of them demanded tougher sanctions against Moscow from German politicians. Munich, Germany. March 12, 2022.

Königsplatz (King's Square) is a square in Munich. Built in the style of European Neoclassicism in the 19th century, it displays the Propyläen Gate and, facing each other, the Glyptothek (archeological museum) and the Staatliche Antikensammlungen (art museum). The square was designed as part of the representative boulevard Brienner Straße for Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and laid out by Leo von Klenze, modeled the Königsplatz on the Acropolis in Athens.The area around Königsplatz is home to the Kunstareal, Munich's gallery and museum quarter.
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