Jonathan Jacques Louis, 21, and Alexander Semyonov, 25, a gay couple, are shown during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia, in this photo provided by World Press Photo, taken by Mads Nissen for Scanpix/Panos Pictures. For 55 years, the World Press Photo Contest has judged the best photos in photojournalism. The images are then shown in a traveling exhibition.
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