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Photos Of The Week #13

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

Pro-Russian activists hold a large Russian flag bearing a portrait of late Soviet dictator Josef Stalin as they take part in a rally in Odesa, Ukraine. (AFP/Aleksei Kravtsov)
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Pro-Russian activists hold a large Russian flag bearing a portrait of late Soviet dictator Josef Stalin as they take part in a rally in Odesa, Ukraine. (AFP/Aleksei Kravtsov)

A man walks past an election-themed mural in Kandahar, Afghanistan. (AFP/Banaras Khan)
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A man walks past an election-themed mural in Kandahar, Afghanistan. (AFP/Banaras Khan)

The remains of decommissioned submarines float at a nuclear waste disposal plant in the town of Fokino in Russia's far-eastern Primorsky region on March 28. (Reuters/Yuri Maltsev)
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The remains of decommissioned submarines float at a nuclear waste disposal plant in the town of Fokino in Russia's far-eastern Primorsky region on March 28. (Reuters/Yuri Maltsev)

A supporter of presidential candidate Zalmai Rasul carries chairs as he prepares for an election rally in Panshir, northern Afghanistan. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)
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A supporter of presidential candidate Zalmai Rasul carries chairs as he prepares for an election rally in Panshir, northern Afghanistan. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)

An Afghan man feeds pigeons in the yard of the shrine of Imam Ali, son in-law of Prophet Muhammad, in the city of Mazar-e Sharif. (Reuters/Ahmad Masood)
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An Afghan man feeds pigeons in the yard of the shrine of Imam Ali, son in-law of Prophet Muhammad, in the city of Mazar-e Sharif. (Reuters/Ahmad Masood)

Activists from the Right Sector movement and their supporters gather outside Ukraine's parliament building to demand the immediate resignation of the interior minister in Kyiv on March 27. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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Activists from the Right Sector movement and their supporters gather outside Ukraine's parliament building to demand the immediate resignation of the interior minister in Kyiv on March 27. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

Afghan artists perform the traditional "attan" dance during international Norouz celebrations in Kabul on March 27. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)
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Afghan artists perform the traditional "attan" dance during international Norouz celebrations in Kabul on March 27. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

An elderly woman passes by a branch of Sberbank in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Reuters/Aleksandr Demianchuk)
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An elderly woman passes by a branch of Sberbank in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Reuters/Aleksandr Demianchuk)

An anti-Russian activist (right) takes away a Russian flag from a pro-Russian activist during a rally in Tbilisi on March 27. (Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili)
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An anti-Russian activist (right) takes away a Russian flag from a pro-Russian activist during a rally in Tbilisi on March 27. (Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili)

Maria Lats, 21, holds her four month-old daughter, Valeria, at a temporary shelter in the port town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, on March 26. Maria, her daughter and her husband, a Ukrainian Coast Guard officer, left the Crimean town of Kerch on March 23. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)
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Maria Lats, 21, holds her four month-old daughter, Valeria, at a temporary shelter in the port town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, on March 26. Maria, her daughter and her husband, a Ukrainian Coast Guard officer, left the Crimean town of Kerch on March 23. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)

People fish on a pier at the port of Mariupol, located on the north of the Sea of Azov in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)
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People fish on a pier at the port of Mariupol, located on the north of the Sea of Azov in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)

An Afghan girl smiles as she walks away after visiting the Sakhi shrine in Kabul. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)
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An Afghan girl smiles as she walks away after visiting the Sakhi shrine in Kabul. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)

Ultraorthodox Jews knead dough in a Matzah Bakery in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem. (epa/Abir Sultan)
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Ultraorthodox Jews knead dough in a Matzah Bakery in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem. (epa/Abir Sultan)

People lie down in a pedestrian zone of Frankfurt on March 24 as part of an art project in remembrance of the 528 victims of the Katzbach Nazi concentration camp. (Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach)
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People lie down in a pedestrian zone of Frankfurt on March 24 as part of an art project in remembrance of the 528 victims of the Katzbach Nazi concentration camp. (Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach)

Belarusian opposition activists hold their white-red-white and Ukrainian flags during a solidarity action in Minsk to show support with Ukraine. (AFP/Sergei Gapon)
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Belarusian opposition activists hold their white-red-white and Ukrainian flags during a solidarity action in Minsk to show support with Ukraine. (AFP/Sergei Gapon)

Relatives carry coffins in Pristina with the remains of 46 ethnic Albanians killed by Serbian security forces during the 1998-99 war. (epa/Valdrin Xhemaj)
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Relatives carry coffins in Pristina with the remains of 46 ethnic Albanians killed by Serbian security forces during the 1998-99 war. (epa/Valdrin Xhemaj)

A motorist checks his car next to a Ukrainian tank position close to the border with Russia, near the city of Kharkiv. (Reuters/Dmitry Neymyrok)
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A motorist checks his car next to a Ukrainian tank position close to the border with Russia, near the city of Kharkiv. (Reuters/Dmitry Neymyrok)

A family member of a passenger aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cries on a bus before heading to the Malaysian Embassy, outside Lido Hotel in Beijing. (Reuters/Kim Kyung-hoon)
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A family member of a passenger aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cries on a bus before heading to the Malaysian Embassy, outside Lido Hotel in Beijing. (Reuters/Kim Kyung-hoon)

Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdul Rasul Sayyaf listen to his speech during an election campaign in Herat. (epa/Jalil Rezayee)
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Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdul Rasul Sayyaf listen to his speech during an election campaign in Herat. (epa/Jalil Rezayee)

Women and a boy with a toy assault rifle walk past an unfinished wall painting in Moscow depicting a map of the Crimean peninsula and a slogan reading, "Together Forever." (AFP/Alexander Nemenov)
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Women and a boy with a toy assault rifle walk past an unfinished wall painting in Moscow depicting a map of the Crimean peninsula and a slogan reading, "Together Forever." (AFP/Alexander Nemenov)

An Afghan shepherd guides his sheep on a rainy day in Jalalabad Province. (Reuters/Parwiz)
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An Afghan shepherd guides his sheep on a rainy day in Jalalabad Province. (Reuters/Parwiz)

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard outside a Ukrainian Army military camp set up on a field close to the Russian border in east Ukraine. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)
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A Ukrainian soldier stands guard outside a Ukrainian Army military camp set up on a field close to the Russian border in east Ukraine. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)

A woman holds a candle at the St. Marko Church in Belgrade during a memorial service for the victims of the 1999 NATO air campaign against Serbia and Montenegro. (AFP/Andrej Isakovic)
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A woman holds a candle at the St. Marko Church in Belgrade during a memorial service for the victims of the 1999 NATO air campaign against Serbia and Montenegro. (AFP/Andrej Isakovic)

An Israeli border officer stands on a pile of rubble from a damaged section of Israel's controversial barrier at the Aida refugee camp in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. (Reuters/Ammar Awad)
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An Israeli border officer stands on a pile of rubble from a damaged section of Israel's controversial barrier at the Aida refugee camp in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. (Reuters/Ammar Awad)

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