Anzor Bukharsky, from Uzbekistan, was given the 1st Place Outstanding Achievement award from Photography Masters Cup this past February. He earned the honor during PMC's 6th annual photography competition with the results announced during a live broadcast on 2013/2/16.
He photographs people in real life situations, and some of those real life situations have a lot of emotional content. This is evident by his photograph that earned his 1st place achievement at the PMC event mentioned above that can be viewed here.
More of Mr. Bukharsky's photography is found here.