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Photos Of The Week #43

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

The U.S. Embassy in Berlin by night. (Reuters/Tobias Schwarz)
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The U.S. Embassy in Berlin by night. (Reuters/Tobias Schwarz)

Muscovites remembering victims of the 2002 Nord-Ost hostage crisis at the Dubrovka Theater in Moscow.
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Muscovites remembering victims of the 2002 Nord-Ost hostage crisis at the Dubrovka Theater in Moscow.

Britain's Prince William (lower right), his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George (lower center) pose with Queen Elizabeth (lower left) and family members after the christening service at St James's Palace in London on October 23. (Jason Bell)
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Britain's Prince William (lower right), his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George (lower center) pose with Queen Elizabeth (lower left) and family members after the christening service at St James's Palace in London on October 23. (Jason Bell)

Migrant workers in Russia line up in a fenced holding area outside the Federal Migration Service (FMS) office in Moscow as they wait for their turn to get a work permit. (AFP/Vasily Maximov)
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Migrant workers in Russia line up in a fenced holding area outside the Federal Migration Service (FMS) office in Moscow as they wait for their turn to get a work permit. (AFP/Vasily Maximov)

Chines kindergarten children dressed in military uniforms carry toy guns at a park in Dongyang, Zhejiang Province. (Reuters)
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Chines kindergarten children dressed in military uniforms carry toy guns at a park in Dongyang, Zhejiang Province. (Reuters)

A villager stands next to a wall of her house that locals say was damaged by firing from the Pakistani side of the international border, at Garkhal village, not far from Jammu, in Kashmir. (Reuters/Mukesh Gupta)
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A villager stands next to a wall of her house that locals say was damaged by firing from the Pakistani side of the international border, at Garkhal village, not far from Jammu, in Kashmir. (Reuters/Mukesh Gupta)

Two children of Sasha and Atanas Ruseva in the Roma district of the Bulgarian town of Nikolaevo, on October 24. Bulgarian police have held for questioning a Roma couple who might be the biological parents of Maria, a mysterious blonde girl found in a Greek Roma camp, according to local media. (AFP/BGNEW)
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Two children of Sasha and Atanas Ruseva in the Roma district of the Bulgarian town of Nikolaevo, on October 24. Bulgarian police have held for questioning a Roma couple who might be the biological parents of Maria, a mysterious blonde girl found in a Greek Roma camp, according to local media. (AFP/BGNEW)

An Afghan man pumps water from a public water pump in the capital, Kabul, on October 24. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)
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An Afghan man pumps water from a public water pump in the capital, Kabul, on October 24. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

In Kosovo, a young fan of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a placard with the image of the Turkish PM on Erdogan's arrival in the southern town of Prizren on October 23. (EPA/Kushtrim Ternava)
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In Kosovo, a young fan of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a placard with the image of the Turkish PM on Erdogan's arrival in the southern town of Prizren on October 23. (EPA/Kushtrim Ternava)

A member of a Russian special forces unit under the military intelligence service takes part in a demonstration of skills in the southern city of Stavropol, on October 24. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)
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A member of a Russian special forces unit under the military intelligence service takes part in a demonstration of skills in the southern city of Stavropol, on October 24. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)

A Chinese woman walks along a street during a smog-filled day in Changchun, Jilin Province on October 22. Severe smog continues to shroud major cities in the northeast of the country. (Reuters/China Daily)
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A Chinese woman walks along a street during a smog-filled day in Changchun, Jilin Province on October 22. Severe smog continues to shroud major cities in the northeast of the country. (Reuters/China Daily)

A woman with a sticker on her mouth that says "Freedom" stands in front a police cordon during a protest in the Macedonian capital, Skopje. Journalists were gathering to protest a more than four-year sentence against a colleague for revealing the identity of a murder witness in a case that has international organizations concerned over press freedoms in the country. (AFP/ Robert Atanasovski)
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A woman with a sticker on her mouth that says "Freedom" stands in front a police cordon during a protest in the Macedonian capital, Skopje. Journalists were gathering to protest a more than four-year sentence against a colleague for revealing the identity of a murder witness in a case that has international organizations concerned over press freedoms in the country. (AFP/ Robert Atanasovski)

A man rides on a donkey cart near the Georgian village of Khurvaleti on October 22. (AFP/Vano Shlamov)
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A man rides on a donkey cart near the Georgian village of Khurvaleti on October 22. (AFP/Vano Shlamov)

Ukrainian riot police block opposition supporters carrying a flag with a portrait of the jailed former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, from entering city hall during a rally in Kyiv on October 23. (Reuters/Gleb Garanich)
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Ukrainian riot police block opposition supporters carrying a flag with a portrait of the jailed former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, from entering city hall during a rally in Kyiv on October 23. (Reuters/Gleb Garanich)

A member of Greenpeace is covered in mock oil made from molasses as she performs an interpretation of a ballet called the "Dying Swan" during a protest in front of a concert hall in Zurich, Switzerland. (Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann)
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A member of Greenpeace is covered in mock oil made from molasses as she performs an interpretation of a ballet called the "Dying Swan" during a protest in front of a concert hall in Zurich, Switzerland. (Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann)

A member of the "Exit Point" amateur rope-jumping group jumps from a 120-meter rock down to a man-made crater called Tuimsky Proval, near the Russian town of Tuim on October 20. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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A member of the "Exit Point" amateur rope-jumping group jumps from a 120-meter rock down to a man-made crater called Tuimsky Proval, near the Russian town of Tuim on October 20. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

Members of a Gypsy family collect recyclables from trash containers as they make their way across the street on a horse and buggy in Belgrade, on October 20 (Reuters/Zoran Milich)
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Members of a Gypsy family collect recyclables from trash containers as they make their way across the street on a horse and buggy in Belgrade, on October 20 (Reuters/Zoran Milich)

Afghan children sit on a bullet-riddled concrete block in Kabul on October 21. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)
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Afghan children sit on a bullet-riddled concrete block in Kabul on October 21. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

A woman with her face painted in the Romanian national colors shouts slogans during a march by Romanians and Moldovans through downtown Bucharest to demand the unification of Moldova and Romania. (Reuters/Bogdan Cristel)
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A woman with her face painted in the Romanian national colors shouts slogans during a march by Romanians and Moldovans through downtown Bucharest to demand the unification of Moldova and Romania. (Reuters/Bogdan Cristel)

Workers anchor a boat bearing a controversial installation work by Czech visual artist David Cerny in front of Prague Castle in Prague on October 21. (Reuters)
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Workers anchor a boat bearing a controversial installation work by Czech visual artist David Cerny in front of Prague Castle in Prague on October 21. (Reuters)

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