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Photos Of The Week #48

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

Wounded Reuters photographer Gleb Garanich, who was injured by riot police during a demonstration in support of EU integration at Independence Square in Kyiv on November 30, 2013. (Reuters)
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Wounded Reuters photographer Gleb Garanich, who was injured by riot police during a demonstration in support of EU integration at Independence Square in Kyiv on November 30, 2013. (Reuters)

Armed Forces Day in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Armed Forces Day in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Female Islamist demonstrators stand behind bars during a trial at a court in Alexandria, Egypt, on November 27. The court handed down 11-year sentences to 21 of the demonstrators. Seven defendants are minors and will be sent to a juvenile home, while the remainder were jailed. (EPA/Mahmoud Taha/Almasry Alyoum)
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Female Islamist demonstrators stand behind bars during a trial at a court in Alexandria, Egypt, on November 27. The court handed down 11-year sentences to 21 of the demonstrators. Seven defendants are minors and will be sent to a juvenile home, while the remainder were jailed. (EPA/Mahmoud Taha/Almasry Alyoum)

A protester shouts slogans during a demonstration in support of EU integration on Independence Square in Kyiv on November 29. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)
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A protester shouts slogans during a demonstration in support of EU integration on Independence Square in Kyiv on November 29. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)

Crows fly past buffaloes at sunrise on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakisan, on November 28. (AFP/Arif Ali)
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Crows fly past buffaloes at sunrise on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakisan, on November 28. (AFP/Arif Ali)

Ukrainian riot police gather on Independence Square during a pro-Europe demonstration in Kyiv on November 29. (EPA/Filip Singer)
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Ukrainian riot police gather on Independence Square during a pro-Europe demonstration in Kyiv on November 29. (EPA/Filip Singer)

Shari'a enforcers called "hisbah" destroy bottles of beer near northern Nigeria's largest city, Kano.
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Shari'a enforcers called "hisbah" destroy bottles of beer near northern Nigeria's largest city, Kano.

Russian sailors and workers attend a ceremony to launch the diesel-electric submarine "Novorossiysk" at the Admiralteiiskiye Shipyard in St. Petersburg.
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Russian sailors and workers attend a ceremony to launch the diesel-electric submarine "Novorossiysk" at the Admiralteiiskiye Shipyard in St. Petersburg.

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi speaks outside his private residence in Rome in a public plea hours before Italy's parliament expelled him from the legislature over a tax-fraud conviction in one of the billionaire media mogul's most devastating political defeats to date.
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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi speaks outside his private residence in Rome in a public plea hours before Italy's parliament expelled him from the legislature over a tax-fraud conviction in one of the billionaire media mogul's most devastating political defeats to date.

A Russia municipal worker removes snow at Red Square in Moscow following a heavy snowfall.
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A Russia municipal worker removes snow at Red Square in Moscow following a heavy snowfall.

A Kashmiri woman dries fish in the sun before the smoking process on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.
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A Kashmiri woman dries fish in the sun before the smoking process on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.

A member of a Kosovar folklore group runs past armored vehicles in Pristina during celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF).
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A member of a Kosovar folklore group runs past armored vehicles in Pristina during celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF).

Jews celebrate Hanukkah in central Moscow.
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Jews celebrate Hanukkah in central Moscow.

Afghan laborers work at a marble stone factory on the outskirts of Ghazni.
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Afghan laborers work at a marble stone factory on the outskirts of Ghazni.

Ukrainian boxer and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko (center) gestures during a rally in front of the Cabinet of Ministers building in downtown Kyiv to protest a recent government decision to deprioritize greater integration with the European Union in favor of Russia.
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Ukrainian boxer and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko (center) gestures during a rally in front of the Cabinet of Ministers building in downtown Kyiv to protest a recent government decision to deprioritize greater integration with the European Union in favor of Russia.

A Syrian refugee's child stands next to a cooking pan at a refugee camp in Ketermaya village, near Sidon, Lebanon, on November 26. EPA/Nabil Mounzer
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A Syrian refugee's child stands next to a cooking pan at a refugee camp in Ketermaya village, near Sidon, Lebanon, on November 26. EPA/Nabil Mounzer

A police officer stands guard during the opening ceremony of a newly constructed highway between Kosovo and Albania in Mazgit, Kosovo, on November 26. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
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A police officer stands guard during the opening ceremony of a newly constructed highway between Kosovo and Albania in Mazgit, Kosovo, on November 26. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

A snap of the season's first snowfall in Moscow on November 26. (RIA Novosti/Grigoriy Sisoev)
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A snap of the season's first snowfall in Moscow on November 26. (RIA Novosti/Grigoriy Sisoev)

A chilly Pope Francis slips his hands into the sleeves of a white coat on St. Peter's Square during the weekly Wednesday General Audience at the Vatican on November 27. (EPA/Fabio Frustaci)
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A chilly Pope Francis slips his hands into the sleeves of a white coat on St. Peter's Square during the weekly Wednesday General Audience at the Vatican on November 27. (EPA/Fabio Frustaci)

A girl holds a placard reading "Ukraine-EU" during a pro-European Union rally in the western Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk on November 26. (AFP/Yuriy Dyachyshyn)
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A girl holds a placard reading "Ukraine-EU" during a pro-European Union rally in the western Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk on November 26. (AFP/Yuriy Dyachyshyn)

An Afghan child plays with a tire in the Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif on November 25. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)
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An Afghan child plays with a tire in the Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif on November 25. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)

Afghan men eat their lunch at a roadside restaurant at a market in Kabul on November 26. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)
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Afghan men eat their lunch at a roadside restaurant at a market in Kabul on November 26. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

Russian Nikolai Petshak carries the Olympic torch as he leads members of local winter swimming clubs during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic torch relay in the waters of the Yenisei River in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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Russian Nikolai Petshak carries the Olympic torch as he leads members of local winter swimming clubs during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic torch relay in the waters of the Yenisei River in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

Iraqi Shi'ite women mourn during the funeral of a victim, who was killed in bomb attacks outside a cafe in Baghdad's Sadriya district, on November 26. (Reuters/Thaier Al-Sudani)
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Iraqi Shi'ite women mourn during the funeral of a victim, who was killed in bomb attacks outside a cafe in Baghdad's Sadriya district, on November 26. (Reuters/Thaier Al-Sudani)

Ukrainian demonstrators warm themselves at fires made in steel drums after a meeting to support EU integration at European Square in Kyiv on November 26. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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Ukrainian demonstrators warm themselves at fires made in steel drums after a meeting to support EU integration at European Square in Kyiv on November 26. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

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