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Photos Of The Week: April 3-9


U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev hand off their newly signed arms treaty. - At their summit in Prague on April 8, the two leaders signed a landmark deal on reducing their countries' nuclear arsenals after months of tough negotiations. Photo by Jewel Samad for AFP
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U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev hand off their newly signed arms treaty. - At their summit in Prague on April 8, the two leaders signed a landmark deal on reducing their countries' nuclear arsenals after months of tough negotiations.

Photo by Jewel Samad for AFP

Russians in Stavropol mark International Health Day with a little exercise in front of a statue of Vladimir Lenin. - Photo by Eduard Korniyenko for Reuters
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Russians in Stavropol mark International Health Day with a little exercise in front of a statue of Vladimir Lenin. - Photo by Eduard Korniyenko for Reuters

A priest says a blessing for Georgian servicemen leaving for Afghanistan to join NATO-led troops in Helmand. - Some 750 Georgian troops will join another 150 already serving in the NATO coalition in Afghanistan.Photo by InterPressNews
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A priest says a blessing for Georgian servicemen leaving for Afghanistan to join NATO-led troops in Helmand. - Some 750 Georgian troops will join another 150 already serving in the NATO coalition in Afghanistan.

Photo by InterPressNews

In Tbilisi, Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter at Sioni Cathedral. - Photo by RFE/RL
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In Tbilisi, Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter at Sioni Cathedral. - Photo by RFE/RL

Eastern European Orthodox Christians observe Easter by walking through the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem's Old City. - Photo by Marco Longari for AFP
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Eastern European Orthodox Christians observe Easter by walking through the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem's Old City. - Photo by Marco Longari for AFP

Opposition supporters clash with police during an antigovernment protest in Bishkek on April 7. - Massive protests in the Kyrgyz capital turned deadly and forced the resignation of the government as opposition leaders claimed power. Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko for AFP
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Opposition supporters clash with police during an antigovernment protest in Bishkek on April 7. - Massive protests in the Kyrgyz capital turned deadly and forced the resignation of the government as opposition leaders claimed power.

Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko for AFP

Protesters try to grab a grenade launcher from a riot policeman during clashes in Bishkek. - Photo by Vladimir Pirogov for Reuters
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Protesters try to grab a grenade launcher from a riot policeman during clashes in Bishkek. - Photo by Vladimir Pirogov for Reuters

Actress and UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie meets with Bosnian refugees in Rogatica, east of Sarajevo. - Photo by UNHCR / AFP
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Actress and UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie meets with Bosnian refugees in Rogatica, east of Sarajevo. - Photo by UNHCR / AFP

Soldiers in Moscow prepare for celebrations in May of the 65th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. - Photo by Alexander Natruskin for Reuters
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Soldiers in Moscow prepare for celebrations in May of the 65th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. - Photo by Alexander Natruskin for Reuters

Girls wait their turn to perform during a festival in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. - Photo by RFE/RL
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Girls wait their turn to perform during a festival in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. - Photo by RFE/RL

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