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Photos Of The Week #28

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the 28th week of 2016. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.

Ukrainians enjoy warm weather at a beach on the Dnipro River in Kyiv. (epa/Roman Pilipey)
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Ukrainians enjoy warm weather at a beach on the Dnipro River in Kyiv. (epa/Roman Pilipey)

A woman cries as people gather in front of a memorial on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, where on July 14 a truck crashed into a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations, killing at least 84 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State. (epa/Ian Langsdon)
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A woman cries as people gather in front of a memorial on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, where on July 14 a truck crashed into a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations, killing at least 84 people in an attack claimed by Islamic State. (epa/Ian Langsdon)

People ride atop a tank as it runs over cars on a road in Istanbul, Turkey, amid an attempted coup on July 16. Turkish officials have rounded up thousands of people suspected of involvement in the failed military coup attempt and have locked down a key air base used for U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants. (epa/Tolga Bozoglu)
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People ride atop a tank as it runs over cars on a road in Istanbul, Turkey, amid an attempted coup on July 16. Turkish officials have rounded up thousands of people suspected of involvement in the failed military coup attempt and have locked down a key air base used for U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants. (epa/Tolga Bozoglu)

Women plant rice in a field outside Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters/Caren Firouz)
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Women plant rice in a field outside Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters/Caren Firouz)

Hindu devotees lose their balance as they pull the "Rath" -- or the chariot of Lord Jagannath -- on the last day of the weeklong celebration of Rath Yatra in Kolkata, India. (Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri)
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Hindu devotees lose their balance as they pull the "Rath" -- or the chariot of Lord Jagannath -- on the last day of the weeklong celebration of Rath Yatra in Kolkata, India. (Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri)

People swing on a ride at the annual Calgary Stampede festival in Canada. (epa/Mohammed Badra)
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People swing on a ride at the annual Calgary Stampede festival in Canada. (epa/Mohammed Badra)

Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr shout slogans during a protest against corruption on Tahrir Square in Baghdad on July 15. (Reuters/Khalid al-Mousily)
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Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr shout slogans during a protest against corruption on Tahrir Square in Baghdad on July 15. (Reuters/Khalid al-Mousily)

The last running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 14. (Reuters/Susana Vera)
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The last running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 14. (Reuters/Susana Vera)

Members of the Iraqi armed forces take part in a military parade at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad. (Reuters/Khalid al-Mousily)
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Members of the Iraqi armed forces take part in a military parade at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad. (Reuters/Khalid al-Mousily)

South Korean soldiers take part in a ballet class at a military base near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea. (Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji)
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South Korean soldiers take part in a ballet class at a military base near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea. (Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji)

Britain's Queen Elizabeth welcomes Theresa May at the start of an audience in Buckingham Palace, where the monarch formally invited her to become Prime Minister, in London on July 13. (Reuters/Dominic Lipinski)
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth welcomes Theresa May at the start of an audience in Buckingham Palace, where the monarch formally invited her to become Prime Minister, in London on July 13. (Reuters/Dominic Lipinski)

Children play on a flooded street after heavy rain in Minsk (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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Children play on a flooded street after heavy rain in Minsk (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane piloted by Swiss pioneer Andre Borschberg, is seen flying over the pyramids of Giza prior to the landing in Cairo on July 13. (Jean Revillard, via Reuters)
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Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane piloted by Swiss pioneer Andre Borschberg, is seen flying over the pyramids of Giza prior to the landing in Cairo on July 13. (Jean Revillard, via Reuters)

Libyan forces allied with the UN-backed government fire artillery toward Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte on July 12. (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)
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Libyan forces allied with the UN-backed government fire artillery toward Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte on July 12. (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)

An Afghan man harvests wheat on the outskirts of Kabul. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)
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An Afghan man harvests wheat on the outskirts of Kabul. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

Then-British Home Secretary Theresa May turned the wrong way after leaving No. 10 Downing Street and had to backtrack after attending the last cabinet meeting hosted by former British Prime Minister David Cameron in London on July 12. May became prime minister herself on July 13 after Cameron resigned. (epa/Will Oliver)
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Then-British Home Secretary Theresa May turned the wrong way after leaving No. 10 Downing Street and had to backtrack after attending the last cabinet meeting hosted by former British Prime Minister David Cameron in London on July 12. May became prime minister herself on July 13 after Cameron resigned. (epa/Will Oliver)

Protester Ieshia Evans is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Louisiana on July 9. (Reuters/Jonathan Bachman)
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Protester Ieshia Evans is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Louisiana on July 9. (Reuters/Jonathan Bachman)

A Russian swamp-football player kicks the ball during the Russian Swamp Football Cup outside of St. Petersburg. (AFP)
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A Russian swamp-football player kicks the ball during the Russian Swamp Football Cup outside of St. Petersburg. (AFP)

A worker pushes a hand trolley in a market in the local kremlin in the Izmaylovo district in the suburbs of Moscow. (AFP/Vasily Maksimov)
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A worker pushes a hand trolley in a market in the local kremlin in the Izmaylovo district in the suburbs of Moscow. (AFP/Vasily Maksimov)

A Bosnian Muslim woman sits near a grave before a mass funeral in the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica. (Reuters/Dado Ruvic)
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A Bosnian Muslim woman sits near a grave before a mass funeral in the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica. (Reuters/Dado Ruvic)

A Belarusian woman wearing a traditional costume cuts and binds first sheaves during a "Zazhinki" rite reconstruction in the village of Zhoravka, some 170 kilometers from Minsk. (epa/Tatyana Zenkovich)
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A Belarusian woman wearing a traditional costume cuts and binds first sheaves during a "Zazhinki" rite reconstruction in the village of Zhoravka, some 170 kilometers from Minsk. (epa/Tatyana Zenkovich)

A man protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 10. (Reuters/Jonathan Bachman)
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A man protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 10. (Reuters/Jonathan Bachman)

A Syrian boy receives first aid in a field hospital following air strikes by forces loyal to the Syrian government in the rebel-held area of Douma, on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus, on July 10. (epa/Mohammed Badra)
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A Syrian boy receives first aid in a field hospital following air strikes by forces loyal to the Syrian government in the rebel-held area of Douma, on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus, on July 10. (epa/Mohammed Badra)

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