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Photos Of The Week #41

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the 41st week of 2016. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.

Jameel Mustafa Habboush, a young Syrian boy, receives oxygen as he is pulled from the rubble of a building following Russian air strikes on the rebel-held Fardous neighborhood of the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
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Jameel Mustafa Habboush, a young Syrian boy, receives oxygen as he is pulled from the rubble of a building following Russian air strikes on the rebel-held Fardous neighborhood of the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)

Children enter Lenin's mausoleum while visiting Red Square in Moscow. (AFP/Natalia Kolesnikova)
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Children enter Lenin's mausoleum while visiting Red Square in Moscow. (AFP/Natalia Kolesnikova)

A man carries his belongings past a Russia-backed separatist in the settlement of Stanytsia Luhanska in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine. (Reuters/Alexander Ermochenko)
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A man carries his belongings past a Russia-backed separatist in the settlement of Stanytsia Luhanska in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine. (Reuters/Alexander Ermochenko)

Pakistani women work in a rice field ahead of the International Day of Rural Women, in Lahore on October 14. (AFP/Arif Ali) 
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Pakistani women work in a rice field ahead of the International Day of Rural Women, in Lahore on October 14. (AFP/Arif Ali) 

Students attend a ceremony to open the first Cossack class at a school in Simferopol, in Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia in 2014. (Sputnik/Maks Vetrov)
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Students attend a ceremony to open the first Cossack class at a school in Simferopol, in Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia in 2014. (Sputnik/Maks Vetrov)

People attend a religious service in Mtskheta, Georgia. (Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili)
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People attend a religious service in Mtskheta, Georgia. (Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili)

Members of Ukraine’s far-right Azov battalion move to officially create a political party in Kyiv on October 14. (AFP/Genya Savilov)
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Members of Ukraine’s far-right Azov battalion move to officially create a political party in Kyiv on October 14. (AFP/Genya Savilov)

A woman in Bangkok cries as she holds up a portrait of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on October 13. (Reuters/Chaiwat Subprasom)
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A woman in Bangkok cries as she holds up a portrait of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on October 13. (Reuters/Chaiwat Subprasom)

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump kisses a "Women for Trump" placard during a rally in Florida on October 12. (AFP-Mandel)
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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump kisses a "Women for Trump" placard during a rally in Florida on October 12. (AFP-Mandel)

A young migrant holds onto a rope during a rescue operation off Libya's Mediterranean coastline on October 12. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
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A young migrant holds onto a rope during a rescue operation off Libya's Mediterranean coastline on October 12. (AFP/Aris Messinis)

A child peers out of her tent at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios. (AFP/Louisa Goulimaki)
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A child peers out of her tent at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios. (AFP/Louisa Goulimaki)

A boy shows a dead pigeon at a site hit previously by an air strike in the rebel-held Douma neighborhood of Damascus on October 12. (Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)
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A boy shows a dead pigeon at a site hit previously by an air strike in the rebel-held Douma neighborhood of Damascus on October 12. (Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)

Iranian and Iraqi Shi'a mourn during an Ashura procession at the Kerbala mosque in Tehran on October 12. (epa/Abedin Taherkenareh)
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Iranian and Iraqi Shi'a mourn during an Ashura procession at the Kerbala mosque in Tehran on October 12. (epa/Abedin Taherkenareh)

Pro-government forces drive in military vehicles in Iraq's eastern Salaheddin Province, south of Hawijah. (AFP/Mahmoud al-Samarrai)
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Pro-government forces drive in military vehicles in Iraq's eastern Salaheddin Province, south of Hawijah. (AFP/Mahmoud al-Samarrai)

Rebel fighters from the Free Syrian Army take part in a battle against Islamic State jihadists in the northern Syrian village of Yahmoul, north of the embattled city of Aleppo, on October 10. (AFP/Nazeer al-Khatib)
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Rebel fighters from the Free Syrian Army take part in a battle against Islamic State jihadists in the northern Syrian village of Yahmoul, north of the embattled city of Aleppo, on October 10. (AFP/Nazeer al-Khatib)

Rebel fighters in Syria drive their vehicles through the  town of Al-Rai town in the northern Aleppo countryside on October 10. (Reuters/Khalil Ashawi)
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Rebel fighters in Syria drive their vehicles through the  town of Al-Rai town in the northern Aleppo countryside on October 10. (Reuters/Khalil Ashawi)

Local villagers collect cranberries during a harvest at a farm in Belarus's Brest region. (TASS/Viktar Drachev)
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Local villagers collect cranberries during a harvest at a farm in Belarus's Brest region. (TASS/Viktar Drachev)

Riot police clash with demonstrators who gathered to commemorate last year's deadly suicide bombing near the main train station in Ankara, Turkey, on October 10. (Reuters/Umit Bektas)
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Riot police clash with demonstrators who gathered to commemorate last year's deadly suicide bombing near the main train station in Ankara, Turkey, on October 10. (Reuters/Umit Bektas)

Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Ashura in Karbala, Iraq, on October 9. (Reuters)
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Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Ashura in Karbala, Iraq, on October 9. (Reuters)

Afghan boys play soccer in a field in Herat. (AFP/Aref Karimi)
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Afghan boys play soccer in a field in Herat. (AFP/Aref Karimi)

Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbor, Italy, on October 9. (Reuters/Stefano Rellandini)
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Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbor, Italy, on October 9. (Reuters/Stefano Rellandini)

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