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 15 to 21 April 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world.

April 15. The parade of the Korean people’s army was held on the Central square named after Kim Il sung (grandfather of Kim Jong UN) in North Korea’s capital. Journalists believe that North Korea demonstrated Intercontinental ballistic missiles and missile submarines: the official data about a particular weapons there, and due to the nature of North Korean technicians to accurately determine the type of apparatus on the eye impossible.

April 15. In Moscow decided the winner of the title “Miss Russia-2017”. She was a 21-year-old Polina Popova from the Sverdlovsk region.

April 16. In Istanbul about three thousand people gathered to protest against the constitutional reform.

April 16. Orthodox believers, Catholics and Protestants celebrated Easter. This year holiday dates according to the Gregorian and the Julian calendar coincided. Next time it will only happen in 2025.

April 17. Catherine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon in 1967. 50 years later, she again took part in it. To overcome the 42-kilometer distance 70-year-old runner took 4 hours and 40 minutes, which is only 20 minutes more than 50 years ago.

April 17. The American leader Donald trump addressed the crowd within the 139-th annual “Riding balls” — traditional Easter fun. On the balcony along with the President stood his wife Melania, and son Barron and the man in the costume of the white rabbit.

18 APR. A small town on the canadian island of Newfoundland at one point turned into a tourist attraction thanks to the beautiful — one of the first in this season — the iceberg.

18 APR. Prime Minister Theresa may announced the date of early elections to the Parliament: the vote will take place on 8 June.

April 19. In the Kerch Strait was wrecked cargo ship “Heroes of the Arsenal”, on Board were 12 people. Search and rescue operation continues.

April 19. Prince William presented the former member of pop group Spice Girls Victoria Beckham the order of the British Empire for merits in the world of fashion.

April 20. From Baikonur started the carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” with manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-04” and the first reduced from three to two person crew to work on the International space station.

April 20. In Paris in a shooting in the Champs Elysees area, killing one police officer and two others were injured. Responsibility for the incident took on banned terrorist group “Islamic state”.

April 21. The attack on the reception of the FSB in the Khabarovsk were killed three people. The attacker was shot dead. Was later established the identity of the perpetrator: he was a local resident born in 1999, presumably related to neo-Nazis.

April 21. American machine Cassini was able to photograph the Earth through the gap between Saturn’s rings. If you increase the snapshot it is possible to see the moon.

Source: NASA