Events of the week in photos

Events of the week in photos

Revision of the “news Mail.Ru” presents a digest of the most important and bright events from 18 to 24 March 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world.

March 18. Unknown attacked a military patrol at Orly airport in the North of Paris. As a result of the incident injured one police officer, the offender was shot. The attack is being investigated as a terrorist attack.

March 18. Kate Middleton and Prince William visited Paris. It was the first official visit of the pair to the French capital.

March 19. Tropical rains, which continue in Peru for several months, led to landslides and flooding.

March 19. In Mosul Iraqi air force eliminated the six leaders of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia). The leaders among the killed was a Russian citizen Abdul Karim al-Rusy, nicknamed Abu Samir, who led the “Battalion of Tariq Ibn Ziyad”.

March 20. Unknown threw opposition politician Alexei Navalny balls with green paint before opening a campaign headquarters in the city of Barnaul in Altai region.

March 20. Completed the first 200 years of the restoration of the chapel (the Shrine) on the site of the burial of Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

March 21. In many countries this week blossomed Sakura. The flowering cherry trees, which lasts no more than ten days, the inhabitants of Japan and China I see a deep philosophical meaning, pointing to the transience and beauty of life.

March 21. The largest in South-East Asia Maritime and aerospace exhibition LIMA-2017 (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition) opened in the Malaysian island of Langkawi, in it take part more than 500 companies and organizations from 36 countries.

March 22. In Central London there was a series of attacks around the same time, the car knocked down several people on Westminster bridge and were fired near the building of the British Parliament. Responsibility for the attack claimed by the group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).

March 22. At least seven people were injured as a result of derailment of a wagon train EN route from Milan to the Italian Swiss Basel.

March 23. In the center of Kiev was killed by the former Deputy of the State Duma Denis Voronenkov, who fled to Ukraine from criminal prosecution in Russia.

March 23. The explosion, followed by fire and a chain detonation of munitions occurred at a military depot near the town Balakleya in Kharkiv region. In the result of incident killed a woman, moreover, scattering the shells of destroyed 12 buildings.

March 24. One of the leaders of the rating of candidates for the French presidency, marine Le Pen has arrived in Moscow at the invitation of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs. During his visit, the politician urged Russia and France to unite for the sake of saving the world, and also announced that it intends to defend the idea of the abolition of the sanctions “black list” of the EU.

March 24. Made in Germany system Synlight, which can Shine as 10 thousand suns, passed the first test. Scientists hope that in the future it can be used for the production of environmentally friendly fuel.

Source: DLR