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Photos Of The Week #16

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

Models present creations by Kazakhstan's design house ABZAL during Kazakhstan Fashion Week in Almaty on April 20. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov )
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Models present creations by Kazakhstan's design house ABZAL during Kazakhstan Fashion Week in Almaty on April 20. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov )

A woman walks past a mural depicting many famous Serbs and the Serbian national flag in Belgrade. (AFP/Andrej Isakovic)
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A woman walks past a mural depicting many famous Serbs and the Serbian national flag in Belgrade. (AFP/Andrej Isakovic)

U.S.-born mixed martial arts fighter Jeff Monson (center) holds a picture of Lenin and Stalin as he attends a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the 146th birthday of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin at his mausoleum in Red Square in Moscow on April 22. Monson was granted Russian citizenship last year. (AFP/Yuri Kadobnov)
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U.S.-born mixed martial arts fighter Jeff Monson (center) holds a picture of Lenin and Stalin as he attends a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the 146th birthday of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin at his mausoleum in Red Square in Moscow on April 22. Monson was granted Russian citizenship last year. (AFP/Yuri Kadobnov)

Kazakhstan's Sabina Ashirbaeva participates in the Individual All-Around qualification round of the rhythmic gymnastics test event at the Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro. (epa/Marcelo Sayao)
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Kazakhstan's Sabina Ashirbaeva participates in the Individual All-Around qualification round of the rhythmic gymnastics test event at the Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro. (epa/Marcelo Sayao)

Serbian Prime Minister and leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) Aleksandar Vucic gestures during a rally ahead of the April 24 election in Belgrade on April 21. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)
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Serbian Prime Minister and leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) Aleksandar Vucic gestures during a rally ahead of the April 24 election in Belgrade on April 21. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)

Pakistani farmers gather at a fruit market to sell watermelons in Lahore. (AFP/Arif Ali)
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Pakistani farmers gather at a fruit market to sell watermelons in Lahore. (AFP/Arif Ali)

A man and a child cross train tracks at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece. ( AFP/Joe Klamar)
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A man and a child cross train tracks at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece. ( AFP/Joe Klamar)

Residents have lunch inside their damaged house after a suicide car-bomb attack on a government security building in Kabul on April 19. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)
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Residents have lunch inside their damaged house after a suicide car-bomb attack on a government security building in Kabul on April 19. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

A man stares at the rubble in Portoviejo, Ecuador, after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast on April 20, sowing new panic four days after a more powerful quake killed more than 525 people, with hundreds still missing. (AFP/Juan Cevallos)
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A man stares at the rubble in Portoviejo, Ecuador, after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast on April 20, sowing new panic four days after a more powerful quake killed more than 525 people, with hundreds still missing. (AFP/Juan Cevallos)

A man leads a horse and a cart in the Belarusian village of Lavski Brod. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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A man leads a horse and a cart in the Belarusian village of Lavski Brod. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd at her New York primary rally on April 19. (Reuters/Mike Segar)
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U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd at her New York primary rally on April 19. (Reuters/Mike Segar)

Spanish soldiers fire a howitzer as part of maneuvers with other units during NATO exercises. (epa/Javier Cebollada)
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Spanish soldiers fire a howitzer as part of maneuvers with other units during NATO exercises. (epa/Javier Cebollada)

A man heats an oven at the Martkopi Orthodox monastery, some 30 kilometers from Tbilisi, Georgia. (epa/Zurab Kurtsikidze)
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A man heats an oven at the Martkopi Orthodox monastery, some 30 kilometers from Tbilisi, Georgia. (epa/Zurab Kurtsikidze)

Riot police stand guard in front of the Ministry of Culture in Skopje during a protest against the president's decision to halt probes into more than 50 public figures embroiled in a wiretapping scandal. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
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Riot police stand guard in front of the Ministry of Culture in Skopje during a protest against the president's decision to halt probes into more than 50 public figures embroiled in a wiretapping scandal. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)

A wounded Afghan man gets his leg X-rayed at the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital following a suicide car-bomb attack at the National Directorate of Security compound in Kabul. At least 28 people were killed and about 300 wounded. (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
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A wounded Afghan man gets his leg X-rayed at the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital following a suicide car-bomb attack at the National Directorate of Security compound in Kabul. At least 28 people were killed and about 300 wounded. (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)

People work on the roof of the colossal arch-shaped structure of the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement structure, which is currently under construction. (AFP/Genya Savilov)
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People work on the roof of the colossal arch-shaped structure of the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement structure, which is currently under construction. (AFP/Genya Savilov)

Police officers conduct a search and rescue operation around a collapsed house at a landslide site caused by earthquakes in the town of Minamiaso in Japan. (Reuters/Kyodo)
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Police officers conduct a search and rescue operation around a collapsed house at a landslide site caused by earthquakes in the town of Minamiaso in Japan. (Reuters/Kyodo)

Kyrgyz bodybuilder Emilbek Nadyrbaev poses during the open bodybuilding championship in Bishkek. (epa/Igor Kovalenko)
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Kyrgyz bodybuilder Emilbek Nadyrbaev poses during the open bodybuilding championship in Bishkek. (epa/Igor Kovalenko)

A young boy sits in an old armchair outside the old international airport in Athens, which is being used as a temporary camp for refugees. (AFP/Angelos Tzortzinis)
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A young boy sits in an old armchair outside the old international airport in Athens, which is being used as a temporary camp for refugees. (AFP/Angelos Tzortzinis)

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