Green Line in Cyprus: frozen in time

This year marks 40 years from the time when Cyprus was divided into two parts, and the parting line came under the control of the United Nations and became known as the Green Line. Although the name has appeared half a century ago.

Buffer (demarcation) line across the entire island of Cyprus, in fact, divides it into two parts: the Greek and Turkish. In order to maintain peace, the line itself is under the control of UN peacekeepers. Throughout the line as there was no building, and there is no life. Photographer Reuters, Neil Hall (Neil Hall) visited on the eve of the anniversary of the buffer zone and made a full-length photo essay frozen in time area.


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