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Photos Of The Week: May 22-28


Belarusian women in traditional dress drink vodka in the village of Plastok, south of Minsk, during the Orthodox celebration of Trinity Sunday. Photo by Victor Drachev for AFP
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Belarusian women in traditional dress drink vodka in the village of Plastok, south of Minsk, during the Orthodox celebration of Trinity Sunday.

Photo by Victor Drachev for AFP

А protester blocks a truck at the gate to a construction site in Moscow's historic Kadashi district, which activists say is threatened by redevelopment plans. Photo by RFE/RL
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А protester blocks a truck at the gate to a construction site in Moscow's historic Kadashi district, which activists say is threatened by redevelopment plans.

Photo by RFE/RL

Farmers help a horse to jump into an amphibious vehicle to escape flooding in the village of Juliszew in central Poland. At least 15 people have died as a result of severe floods in Poland in recent days. Photo by Janek Skarzynski for AFP
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Farmers help a horse to jump into an amphibious vehicle to escape flooding in the village of Juliszew in central Poland. At least 15 people have died as a result of severe floods in Poland in recent days.

Photo by Janek Skarzynski for AFP

Russian hockey fans hang their heads at a Moscow pub while watching the 2010 World Championship game on May 23. The Czech Republic defeated Russia 2-1. Photo by Iliya Pitalev for RIA Novosti
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Russian hockey fans hang their heads at a Moscow pub while watching the 2010 World Championship game on May 23. The Czech Republic defeated Russia 2-1.

Photo by Iliya Pitalev for RIA Novosti

A woman walks past a wall decorated with Georgian national flags in central Tbilisi ahead of Georgia's Independence Day on May 26. Photo by David Mdzinarishvili for Reuters
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A woman walks past a wall decorated with Georgian national flags in central Tbilisi ahead of Georgia's Independence Day on May 26.

Photo by David Mdzinarishvili for Reuters

Demonstrators protest against social networking service Facebook in Lahore, Pakistan, on May 26. Pakistan temporarily blocked the Facebook and YouTube over "sacrilegious" content after a Facebook user organized an "Everyone Draw Mohammed Day" competition to promote freedom of expression, sparking a widespread backlash. Photo by AFP
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Demonstrators protest against social networking service Facebook in Lahore, Pakistan, on May 26. Pakistan temporarily blocked the Facebook and YouTube over "sacrilegious" content after a Facebook user organized an "Everyone Draw Mohammed Day" competition to promote freedom of expression, sparking a widespread backlash.

Photo by AFP

A man injured in clashes involving Kyrgyz protesters and members of Kyrgyzstan's Uzbek minority rests in a hospital in Jalal-Abad, southern Kyrgyzstan. Photo by RIA Novosti
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A man injured in clashes involving Kyrgyz protesters and members of Kyrgyzstan's Uzbek minority rests in a hospital in Jalal-Abad, southern Kyrgyzstan.

Photo by RIA Novosti

A Kosovar employee collects car batteries at a plastic-recycling factory in the town of Obilic. Pollution in Kosovo has surpassed all legal levels set by environmental regulations. Photo by Armend Nimandi for AFP
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A Kosovar employee collects car batteries at a plastic-recycling factory in the town of Obilic. Pollution in Kosovo has surpassed all legal levels set by environmental regulations.

Photo by Armend Nimandi for AFP

A man carries opium poppies in the village of Bala Baluk in Farah Province, Afghanistan. - Photo by Tiago Petinga for epa
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A man carries opium poppies in the village of Bala Baluk in Farah Province, Afghanistan. - Photo by Tiago Petinga for epa

Russian students celebrate the last day of the school year in Moscow's Red Square. - Photo by ITAR-TASS
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Russian students celebrate the last day of the school year in Moscow's Red Square. - Photo by ITAR-TASS

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