Jury on the X Photo Contest «The Most Beautiful Country», 2024

Sergei Shoigu
President of the Russian Geographical Society.
Sergey Gorshkov
Russian wildlife photographer. Best wildlife photographer of the year, according to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year – 2020 Award.
Ivan Wagner
Roskosmos test cosmonaut. In April-October 2020, he made a space flight as a flight engineer of the Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft. In orbit, in addition to his main work, he was actively involved in photography.
Sergey Garmash
Theater and film actor, director, screenwriter.
Vladimir Mashkov
Russian theater and film actor, director, producer. Artistic director at the Oleg Tabakov Moscow Theater.
Marco Urso
Italian wildlife photographer and travel photojournalist. Worked for Oasis, Natura, Asferico, Image Mag, Go Nordic. Winner and prize-winner of many photo contests, including National Geographic, Nature Best, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Travel Photography of the Year, Big Print, Glanzlic, European Photographer of the Year.
Olga Michi
Russian photographer, specializing in art photography. She has worked in various genres of photography, created documentary, scientific, and educational projects.
Andrew Parkinson
British photographer. One of the most awarded wildlife photographers (over 80 awards from prestigious photography contests). He has become the overall winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award four times and the winner of the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year award five times. He has also received the award Big Picture Natural World award and Bird Photographer of the Year. Held more than 40 solo exhibitions, including those in Russian cities of Novosibirsk (2011), St. Petersburg (2017), and Moscow (2017, 2018).
Sascha Fonseca
Winner of the IX Photo Contest "The Most Beautiful Country" in the category "Wild Animals". Awarded in prestigious international photo contests, including voted 2023's Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Ilya Lazarev
Director of visual content at TASS, responsible for the work of two departments: the Editorial Office of Photo and Video Information and the Visual Product Development Office.
Elizaveta Likhacheva
Director of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, art critic, architectural historian.