Photos of the Week (08/07/22)

Photo: Boyd Stewart

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, who was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with illegal possession of cannabis, looks on inside a defendants’ cage before a court hearing in Khimki outside Moscow, Russia. She was found guilty. Photo: REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool

2) Tim Lewis of the Kentucky National Guard secures Candace Spencer and her son Wyatt after being airlifted from South Fork, Kentucky, on Saturday, July 30. Heavy rain led to widespread flooding in eastern Kentucky. At least 37 people are dead, and rescue workers continue to search for those who are missing. Hundreds of people have lost everything they have. Photo: Michael Swensen/Getty Images

3) A woman is helped to exit a U.S. Army National Guard Blackhawk helicopter after being rescued from flooding in eastern Kentucky, U.S. in a still image from video taken July 28-29, 2022. Photo: Staff Sgt. Shaun Morris/U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS

4) A camper is seen partly submerged under water in Carr Creek Lake, Aug. 3, 2022, near Hazard, Kentucky. Photo: AP

5) Klamath Interagency Hotshot firefighters rest while waiting for a new assignment as the McKinney Fire burns near Yreka, California, July 31, 2022. Photo: Reuters

6) Tourists look on as a Chinese military helicopter flies past Pingtan island, one of mainland China’s closest point from Taiwan, in Fujian province, ahead of massive military drills off Taiwan following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the self-ruled island. Photo: AFP

7) U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures next to Legislative Yuan Vice President Tsai Chi-chang as she leaves the parliament in Taipei, Taiwan. Photo: REUTERS/Ann Wang

8) A Ukrainian soldier launches FlyEye WB Electronics SA, a Polish reconnaissance drone in Kyiv region, Aug. 2, 2022. Photo: AP

9) Photojournalist Evgeniy Maloletka flees from a fire in a wheat field after Russian shelling in Kharkiv. Photograph: Mstyslav Chernov/AP

10) The Trump Tribe of Texas participates in a prayer at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas. Photo: REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

11) At CPAC children look at and touch models of fetuses displayed at by the Students for Life. Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

12) A child points a water pistol at a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank by French artist James Colomina in a playground in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2, 2022. Photo: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

13) Fagradalsfjall volcano erupts near Reykjavik, Iceland, in this picture obtained from social media. Photo via Reuters. MORE. Photo: AFP

14) James Vongue, 8, slides down a marble structure at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, July 31, 2022. Photo: Reuters

15) A young fan watches as Green Bay Packers running back AJ Dillon tries his best to ride her bicycle to training camp, August 1, 2022, at Ray Nitschke Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Photo: Dan Powers, USA TODAY SPORTS

16) A moment of silence is held for NBA legend Bill Russell before a Boston Red Sox game on Sunday, July 31. Russell, an 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and the first Black head coach in the league, died Sunday at the age of 88. In addition to his sporting achievements, Russell was one of sport’s leading civil rights activists. Photo: Maddie Malhotra/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

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