Roman Pilipey is a Ukrainian photojournalist working for the European Pressphoto Agency (EPA). His photography career started from freelancing for different Ukrainian news agencies and newspapers while at the same time studying journalism at one of Kyiv’s universities. The first main event he witnessed as the photographer was the Euromaidan revolution in 2013-2014, and which he covered from the beginning until the end mainly for EPA as the freelance photographer. From 2014 he was covering the war in eastern Ukraine, and the same year became the EPA staff photographer. For the next few years, Roman’s focus was mainly on the eastern Ukraine conflict and its aftermath. In 2017 Roman relocated to Beijing from where he works on photo stories and covers major news events in China and around the world as the EPA photographer.