Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's coverage area and beyond for the 29th week of 2017. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.
A man goes "zorbing" inside a giant plastic ball, called a zorb, during a warm summer's day on the Vltava River in Prague. (epa/Martin Divisek)
Boys play under an overflowing dam along Powai Lake after heavy rains in Mumbai, India, on July 20.
A visitor watches a member of the Al Fursan aerobatics team from the United Arab Emirates' Air Force during an air show in the Russian city of Zhukovsky, near Moscow. (epa/Sergei Ilnitsky)
NATO paratroopers take part in military exercises at Bezmer airfield in Bulgaria. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
An elderly man rides a bicycle past fishing boats with monsoon clouds looming in Karachi on July 19. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili (second right) and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko (right) speak with a local resident as they visit the line of control with the breakaway region of South Ossetia on July 19. (Reuters/Irakli Gedenidze)
An Afghan man makes kebabs for customers early in the morning in Mazar-e Sharif. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)
People run through smoke as a forest fire rages on the Lustica Peninsula near the town of Tivat in Montenegro. (AFP/Savo Prelevic)
A local resident sits in his house, which was damaged by a recent shelling, in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on July 18. (Reuters/Alexander Ermochenko)
A plane from the Croatian Air Force flies over the village of Gornje Sitno, near the Adriatic coastal town of Split, during a forest fire on July 17. (AFP/Savo Prelevic)
An Orthodox priest and believers attend a mourning ceremony at the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed near the village of Hrabove, in Ukraine's Donetsk region, on July 17, 2014.
King Willem-Alexander (left) and his wife Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attend an event to unveil a national monument commemorating the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine, in Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands, on July 17.
People sit in a boat on a lake at sunset outside the city of Sortavala, Russia. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
Russian driver Dmitry Sotnikov with co-drivers Ruslan Akhmadeev and Ilnur Mustafin compete during Stage 9 of the Silk Way 2017 race, between Urumqi and Hami, China, on July 17. (AFP/Franck Fife)
People attempt to cool off beside a fountain in sweltering heat in Tbilisi's Old Town, Georgia. (epa/Zurab Kurtsikidze)