Best Photos of the Week (05/01/22)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) A Ukrainian serviceman looks at a Russian ballistic missile’s booster stage that fell in a field in Bohodarove, eastern Ukraine, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Photo: AFP

2) Portraits are placed next to coffins of from right, Kira Glodan, three-month-old, her mother Valerya Glodan, 28, and grandmother Lyudmila Yavkina, 54, killed in their apartment by shelling, during a funeral ceremony at the Transfiguration Cathedral in Odesa, Ukraine. Photo: AP

3) Local residents receive drinking water at a distribution center in Toretsk, eastern Ukraine, April 25, 2022. Toretsk residents have had no access to water for more than two months because of the war. Photo: AP

4) People walk by an artistic depiction of Russian President Vladimir Putin by Kriss Salmanis of Latvia, outside the Russian embassy in Bucharest, Romania. Photo: AP

5) An Orthodox priest Oleksandr conducts the Orthodox Easter service next to The Nativity of the Holy Virgin Church damaged by shelling during Russia’s invasion in the village of Peremoha, in Kyiv region, Ukraine.  Photo: REUTERS/Vladyslav Musiienko

6) Orthodox Christians gather with lit candles around the Edicule, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the Holy Fire ceremony at Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre church, April 23, 2022. Photo: AFP

7) A Soviet-era statue that once represented friendship between Ukraine and Russia is dismantled in Kyiv. The 8m (26ft) bronze monument was removed on the orders of the city’s mayor, Vitali Klitschko. He said: “Russia destroyed the normal life of millions of Ukrainians and destroyed the peace in Europe.” Photo: Getty Images

8) Children depict a Soviet monument to a friendship between Ukrainian and Russian nations after its demolition, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in central Kyiv, Ukraine. Photo: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

9) Polish President Andrzej Duda and Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg hold hands as they walk in front of the “Death Wall” during the annual International “March of the Living” through the grounds of the former Auschwitz death camp, in Oswiecim, Poland. Photo: Reuters

10) Women wearing historical costumes walk past a tank before a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade, which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Photo: REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

11) Russian service members take part in a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade, which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Saint Petersburg, Russia April. Photo: REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

12) A worker restores an electric line next to a couple of storks nesting in Borodianka, Ukraine, on Thursday, April 21. Photo: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

13) Visitors walk on the Bach Long glass bridge in Moc Chau district in Vietnam’s Son La province. Vietnam launched a new attraction for tourists with the opening of a glass-bottomed bridge suspended some 150 metres above a lush, jungle-clad gorge. Photo: AFP

14) Known as the “Wildest Show in the South”, inmates compete for cash during “Convict Poker” in the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, Louisiana, April 24, 2022. The last inmate seated wins cash. Photo: AP

15) A woman flees from foul-smelling white foam in a street in Mosquera, near Bogotá, in Colombia. It is thought that detergents dumped in a local river are generating the froth, which drifts through the air, clumping and clinging to buildings. Photo: Reuters

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