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Photos Of The Week #4

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

Tires are burnt to block an international highway in Ukraine. (EPA/Darek Delmanowicz) 
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Tires are burnt to block an international highway in Ukraine. (EPA/Darek Delmanowicz) 

Mannequins lie on the ground behind a damaged shop window near the site of clashes between antigovernment protesters and riot police in Kyiv. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)  
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Mannequins lie on the ground behind a damaged shop window near the site of clashes between antigovernment protesters and riot police in Kyiv. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)  

Turkish lawmakers from the ruling Justice and Development Party and the main opposition Republican People's Party scuffle at a parliamentary session in Ankara. (Reuters/Stringer)
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Turkish lawmakers from the ruling Justice and Development Party and the main opposition Republican People's Party scuffle at a parliamentary session in Ankara. (Reuters/Stringer)

A migrant who survived an incident near the island of Farmakonissi weeps as he is transported to a refugee office at the Greek harbor of Piraeus. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
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A migrant who survived an incident near the island of Farmakonissi weeps as he is transported to a refugee office at the Greek harbor of Piraeus. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)

Afghan residents walk past camels resting after transporting brushwood in the outskirts of Mazar-e Sharif. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)
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Afghan residents walk past camels resting after transporting brushwood in the outskirts of Mazar-e Sharif. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)

A cross covered by ice brought on by frozen rain in Alojzow, near Ilza, in Poland. (Reuters/Kacper Pempel)
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A cross covered by ice brought on by frozen rain in Alojzow, near Ilza, in Poland. (Reuters/Kacper Pempel)

Mussels lie in the dried-out bed of Badovc, an artificial lake in Kosovo. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
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Mussels lie in the dried-out bed of Badovc, an artificial lake in Kosovo. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

Afghan men wash at a traditional "hamam" bathhouse in Mazar-e Sharif. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)
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Afghan men wash at a traditional "hamam" bathhouse in Mazar-e Sharif. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)

An Orthodox priest tries to stop a clash between protesters and security of Kyiv on January 22. (AFP/Sergei Supinsky)
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An Orthodox priest tries to stop a clash between protesters and security of Kyiv on January 22. (AFP/Sergei Supinsky)

A protester prays as he holds an open Bible during an antigovernment protest in downtown Kyiv on January 21. (EPA/Serghey Dolzhenko)
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A protester prays as he holds an open Bible during an antigovernment protest in downtown Kyiv on January 21. (EPA/Serghey Dolzhenko)

A man runs as he carries a child who survived what activists say was an air strike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo on January 21. (Reuters/Ammar Abdullah)
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A man runs as he carries a child who survived what activists say was an air strike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo on January 21. (Reuters/Ammar Abdullah)

A pro-European integration protester catches fire during clashes with police in Kyiv on January 20. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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A pro-European integration protester catches fire during clashes with police in Kyiv on January 20. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

A security guard looks out from a viewing panel at the Sufi Restaurant in Kabul on January 20. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)
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A security guard looks out from a viewing panel at the Sufi Restaurant in Kabul on January 20. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

People react at the scene of a car-bomb attack on the Syrian side of the Bab al-Hawa border crossing between Syria and Turkey, in Idlib, on January 20. (Reuters/Amer Alfaj)
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People react at the scene of a car-bomb attack on the Syrian side of the Bab al-Hawa border crossing between Syria and Turkey, in Idlib, on January 20. (Reuters/Amer Alfaj)

Icicles hang from a torched bus's windows following clashes overnight on January 19-20 between Ukrainian riot police and antigovernment protesters in Kyiv.
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Icicles hang from a torched bus's windows following clashes overnight on January 19-20 between Ukrainian riot police and antigovernment protesters in Kyiv.

A gay-rights protester is detained by security personnel during the Olympic torch relay in the city of Voronezh, south of Moscow, on January 18. (AP/Andrei Nasonov)
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A gay-rights protester is detained by security personnel during the Olympic torch relay in the city of Voronezh, south of Moscow, on January 18. (AP/Andrei Nasonov)

Sculptures stand outside a studio at Songzhuang Artist's Village in Beijing, China. (Reuters/Jason Lee)
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Sculptures stand outside a studio at Songzhuang Artist's Village in Beijing, China. (Reuters/Jason Lee)

Dummies depicting Israeli soldiers are unloaded from a truck during the shooting of a movie telling the story of a member of Shi'ite movement Hezbollah. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
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Dummies depicting Israeli soldiers are unloaded from a truck during the shooting of a movie telling the story of a member of Shi'ite movement Hezbollah. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)

Afghan officials count and adjust bundles of the Afghan currency, the afghan, before setting the notes on fire in Jalalabad, in Nangarhar Province. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
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Afghan officials count and adjust bundles of the Afghan currency, the afghan, before setting the notes on fire in Jalalabad, in Nangarhar Province. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)

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