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January 27, 2015
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Photogallery Top Shots

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the fifth week of 2015.

Photogallery Rockets Target Mariupol

Ukraine’s Interior Ministry says 15 civilians were killed and 46 injured on January 24 when the government-held port city of Mariupol was targeted by heavy barrages of Grad rockets as part of a Russian-backed separatist offensive. The local mayor’s office said a crowded market was hit and other buildings were in flames in a southeastern residential district of Mariupol near roads that have come under attack from Russian-backed separatists in recent days. (WARNING: Viewers may find some of these images disturbing)

Photogallery Photos Of The Week #4

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the fourth week of 2015. For more photo galleries, see our "Picture This" archive.

Photogallery Паркенттегі көкпар

Азаттық "Ташкент қазақтары" сериясы бойынша Паркент қаласында 21 қаңтарда өткен көкпар туралы фоторепортажын ұсынады. Суреттерді түсірген Умида Ахмедова.

Photogallery Donetsk Hospital Hit By Shelling

Amid intense fighting in Donetsk, a shell hit city hospital №3 on January 19. The hospital is located in a separatist-held area. The cardiology department was destroyed, and other parts of the hospital were also damaged. A number of the patients were evacuated to another hospital in the city.

Photogallery Azerbaijan's 'Black January'

It's 25 years since "Black January," what Azerbaijan calls the time when Soviet troops killed more than 200 people in a bloody but doomed attempt to save the Soviet Union. Thousands of people were arrested and local TV transmitters were blown up. But the crackdown only strengthened the local independence movement, and the following year Azerbaijan became a sovereign state.

Photogallery Chechens Protest Against Charlie Hebdo

Tens of thousands of Chechens joined an official rally against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on January 19, denouncing its cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. The protest was addressed by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who described the cartoons as "vulgar and immoral." Reuters caption: Tens of thousands of people staged the rally on January 19 in Chechnya against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the prophet, which the predominantly Muslim region's leader denounced as "vulgar and immoral".

Photogallery Photos Of The Week #3

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the third week of 2015. For more photo galleries, see our "Picture This" archive.

Photogallery In Pictures: France Unity March

More than 1 million people and dozens of world leaders are taking part in a silent march through Paris on January 11 to honor the victims of the deadly January 7-9 terrorist attacks in the French capital.

Photogallery Photos Of The Week #2

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the second week of 2015.

Photogallery Cartoonists Pay Tribute To Charlie Hebdo

Cartoonists around the world have united in solidarity with the four French cartoonists of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo who were killed in an attack on its offices in Paris on January 7 by masked gunmen.

Photogallery Many Dead In Gun Attack On French Satirical Weekly

At least 11 people, including two police officers and one journalist, have been killed in a shooting at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Police said 10 people were wounded in the January 7 attack on the weekly, which has drawn repeated threats for its caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.

Photogallery Kazakhstan's Year In Satire

RFE/RL Kazakh Service political cartoonists Ansa Mustafa, Sabit Kurmanbekov, and Galym Smagululy take a satirical look at 2014.

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