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Photos Of The Week #43

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the 43rd week of 2015. For more photo galleries, see our "Picture This" archive by clicking on the banner above.


A man fishes during a heavy snowfall on the banks of the Yenisei River outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/​Ilya Naymushin)
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A man fishes during a heavy snowfall on the banks of the Yenisei River outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/​Ilya Naymushin)

An Iranian Shi'ite Muslim takes part in a procession ritual during a ceremony marking Ashura, in Tehran, on October 23. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
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An Iranian Shi'ite Muslim takes part in a procession ritual during a ceremony marking Ashura, in Tehran, on October 23. (AFP/Atta Kenare)

A participant poses for a photo during the Interpolitex-2015 exhibition of police and military equipment in Moscow on October 22. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
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A participant poses for a photo during the Interpolitex-2015 exhibition of police and military equipment in Moscow on October 22. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)

A child hangs upside down on a fence in a reception center established for migrants near the Slovenian-Austrian border in Sentilj, Slovenia. (epa/Gyorgy Varga)
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A child hangs upside down on a fence in a reception center established for migrants near the Slovenian-Austrian border in Sentilj, Slovenia. (epa/Gyorgy Varga)

Ukrainian activists hold a poster with portraits of Constitutional Court judges and placards reading "Judges? Criminals, hands off of lustration's law!" during a rally near the Constitutional Court in Kyiv. (epa/Serhiy Dolzhenko)
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Ukrainian activists hold a poster with portraits of Constitutional Court judges and placards reading "Judges? Criminals, hands off of lustration's law!" during a rally near the Constitutional Court in Kyiv. (epa/Serhiy Dolzhenko)

South Korean Lee Jeong-suk (left), 68, wipes the tears of her North Korean father, Ri Heung Jong, 88, as they bid farewell following their three-day separated-family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea, on October 22. (AFP/Yonhap)
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South Korean Lee Jeong-suk (left), 68, wipes the tears of her North Korean father, Ri Heung Jong, 88, as they bid farewell following their three-day separated-family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea, on October 22. (AFP/Yonhap)

A man sells roses outside a Shi'ite mosque during the Islamic month of Muharram, in Karachi, Pakistan. (epa/Shahzaib Akber)
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A man sells roses outside a Shi'ite mosque during the Islamic month of Muharram, in Karachi, Pakistan. (epa/Shahzaib Akber)

A man protects himself from the rain with a plastic trash bag in the "New Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, France. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
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A man protects himself from the rain with a plastic trash bag in the "New Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, France. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)

Drones fly above conference attendees as they dine beside the ocean during the opening remarks at the beginning of the Wall Street Journal Digital Live event in California. (Reuters/Mike Blake)
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Drones fly above conference attendees as they dine beside the ocean during the opening remarks at the beginning of the Wall Street Journal Digital Live event in California. (Reuters/Mike Blake)

Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul on October 20. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)
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Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul on October 20. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

Migrants and refugees board a train heading to Serbia from the Macedonian-Greek border. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
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Migrants and refugees board a train heading to Serbia from the Macedonian-Greek border. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)

A mounted policeman leads a group of migrants near Dobova, Slovenia. (Reuters/Srdjan Zivulovic)
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A mounted policeman leads a group of migrants near Dobova, Slovenia. (Reuters/Srdjan Zivulovic)

Children look out from the window of a residential building in the Syrian capital, Damascus. (TASS/Valery Sharifulin)
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Children look out from the window of a residential building in the Syrian capital, Damascus. (TASS/Valery Sharifulin)

A blind elderly man plays the violin as he tries to drum up some money in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine. (epa/Roman Pilipey) 
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A blind elderly man plays the violin as he tries to drum up some money in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine. (epa/Roman Pilipey) 

A Pakistani laborer carries a basket of bananas at a fruit market in Lahore. (AFP/Arif Ali)
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A Pakistani laborer carries a basket of bananas at a fruit market in Lahore. (AFP/Arif Ali)

Afghan men at a brick kiln pile up new bricks in Herat. (epa/Jalil Rezayee)
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Afghan men at a brick kiln pile up new bricks in Herat. (epa/Jalil Rezayee)

Migrants protect themselves from the rain as they wait to cross the border with Croatia near the Serbian village of Berkasovo. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)
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Migrants protect themselves from the rain as they wait to cross the border with Croatia near the Serbian village of Berkasovo. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)

An Iranian woman walks past a mural on a street in northwest Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
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An Iranian woman walks past a mural on a street in northwest Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)

A portrait of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin is seen on an advertising billboard in rebel-held Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. (AFP/Aleksei Filippov)
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A portrait of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin is seen on an advertising billboard in rebel-held Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. (AFP/Aleksei Filippov)

Iraqi Shi'ite fighters launch artillery toward Islamic State militants in Al-Fatha, northeast of Baiji, on October 18. (Reuters/Thaier Al-Sudani)
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Iraqi Shi'ite fighters launch artillery toward Islamic State militants in Al-Fatha, northeast of Baiji, on October 18. (Reuters/Thaier Al-Sudani)

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