Accessibility links

Photos Of The Week #47

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's coverage area and beyond for the 47th week of 2017. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.

A Ukrainian serviceman walks near the government-held village of Travneve in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters/Oleksandr Klymenko)
1

A Ukrainian serviceman walks near the government-held village of Travneve in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters/Oleksandr Klymenko)

A girl feeds pigeons in a park in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov)
2

A girl feeds pigeons in a park in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov)

A Pakistani security official inspects the damaged wind screen of a vehicle at the scene of a bomb attack that targeted a senior police officer in Peshawar on November 24. (epa-EFA/Arshad Arbab)
3

A Pakistani security official inspects the damaged wind screen of a vehicle at the scene of a bomb attack that targeted a senior police officer in Peshawar on November 24. (epa-EFA/Arshad Arbab)

People attend a religious service during St. George's Day celebrations in Tbilisi, Georgia, on November 23. (AFP/Vano Shlamov)
4

People attend a religious service during St. George's Day celebrations in Tbilisi, Georgia, on November 23. (AFP/Vano Shlamov)

An Afghan youth exercises in the early morning on a hilltop in Kabul. (AP/Rahmut Gul)
5

An Afghan youth exercises in the early morning on a hilltop in Kabul. (AP/Rahmut Gul)

A laborer cleans coriander seeds in Kabul. (AP/Rahmat Gul)
6

A laborer cleans coriander seeds in Kabul. (AP/Rahmat Gul)

People rest on a bench on a cold, sunny autumn day in central Kyiv, Ukraine. (Reuters/Gleb Garanich)
7

People rest on a bench on a cold, sunny autumn day in central Kyiv, Ukraine. (Reuters/Gleb Garanich)

People play cricket in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)
8

People play cricket in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)

Men push a car during a snowfall in the Siberian taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
9

Men push a car during a snowfall in the Siberian taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

A villager hangs handmade noodles up to dry in Linyi, Shandong Province, China. (Reuters/Stringer)
10

A villager hangs handmade noodles up to dry in Linyi, Shandong Province, China. (Reuters/Stringer)

A woman reacts as she watches a television broadcast of the guilty verdict for genocide and other crimes against former Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic in the Potocari memorial center near Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on November 22. (Reuters/Dado Ruvic)
11

A woman reacts as she watches a television broadcast of the guilty verdict for genocide and other crimes against former Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic in the Potocari memorial center near Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on November 22. (Reuters/Dado Ruvic)

Visiting The Hague, Fikret Alic, holding the famous 1992 Time magazine cover on which he is shown, emaciated behind barbed wire in a Serb-controlled prison camp, awaits the verdict against Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic on November 22. Mladic was sentenced to life in prison for genocide and war crimes during the Balkans war. (epa-EFE/Freek van den Bergh)
12

Visiting The Hague, Fikret Alic, holding the famous 1992 Time magazine cover on which he is shown, emaciated behind barbed wire in a Serb-controlled prison camp, awaits the verdict against Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic on November 22. Mladic was sentenced to life in prison for genocide and war crimes during the Balkans war. (epa-EFE/Freek van den Bergh)

A man dressed as a devil performs during a Krampus show in Goricane, Slovenia. (Reuters/Borut Zivulovic)
13

A man dressed as a devil performs during a Krampus show in Goricane, Slovenia. (Reuters/Borut Zivulovic)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and his ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, embrace during a meeting in Sochi on November 20. (AFP/Mikhail Klimentyev)
14

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and his ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, embrace during a meeting in Sochi on November 20. (AFP/Mikhail Klimentyev)

Israeli security forces carry away an ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrator as they disperse a protest against Israeli Army conscription in Bnei Brak, a city near Tel Aviv. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
15

Israeli security forces carry away an ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrator as they disperse a protest against Israeli Army conscription in Bnei Brak, a city near Tel Aviv. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)

Syrian rebel fighters battle government forces near the village of Arafa, east of the city of Hama, in the central Hama Province. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
16

Syrian rebel fighters battle government forces near the village of Arafa, east of the city of Hama, in the central Hama Province. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)

Indian Muslim brides chat as they wait backstage before a mass wedding event in Mumbai. (AP/Rafiq Maqbool)
17

Indian Muslim brides chat as they wait backstage before a mass wedding event in Mumbai. (AP/Rafiq Maqbool)

Participants cross the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge as they compete in the 2017 Qingdao International Marathon on the Sea in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong Province. (AFP/Stringer)
18

Participants cross the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge as they compete in the 2017 Qingdao International Marathon on the Sea in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong Province. (AFP/Stringer)

A Ukrainian woman reacts as she lays flowers at a memorial for Maidan activists who were killed during antigovernment protests in 2014, not far from the Independence Square in Kyiv. (epa-EFE/Sergey Dolzhenko)
19

A Ukrainian woman reacts as she lays flowers at a memorial for Maidan activists who were killed during antigovernment protests in 2014, not far from the Independence Square in Kyiv. (epa-EFE/Sergey Dolzhenko)

A light installation titled Arrivals. They Were Here by Finnish artist Alexander Reichstein is on display at the Light Festival Staro Riga, in Riga, Latvia. (epa-EFE/Toms Kalnins)
20

A light installation titled Arrivals. They Were Here by Finnish artist Alexander Reichstein is on display at the Light Festival Staro Riga, in Riga, Latvia. (epa-EFE/Toms Kalnins)

XS
SM
MD
LG