Events of the week in photos
Revision of the “news Mail.Ru” presents a digest of the most important events and highlights from the 13th to the 19th may 2017 at the photos of leading news agencies of Russia and the world.
May 13. In Kiev hosted the final of the international song contest “Eurovision”. First place went to 27-year-old Portuguese singer Salvador Collected. He was the only contestant, who spoke on a small stage without a dance accompaniment with light effects.
May 13. The members of the Korean people’s army welcome the Supreme leader of the DPRK, the leader of the party, the army and the people, Kim Jong-UN.
May 14. The Chairman of the constitutional Council of France Laurent Fabius declared Emmanuel macron, the President of the country. Francois Hollande left the Elysee Palace after a five-year term of office.
May 14. About five thousand people took part in the rally on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow against a bill renovation. The meeting was coordinated with the authorities.
May 15. Russian President Vladimir Putin played the piano for a few tunes — “Moscow Windows” and “the City over free Neva” — before a meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping. Later, the President told reporters that the tool was really upset.
May 15. New “Miss USA” was a 25-year-old Kara McCullough of Columbia. She has a degree in chemistry, and she works in the nuclear regulatory Commission of the United States. Now McCullough will represent the country at competition “Miss universe”.
May 16. “Spartak” in last house match of a season has crushed “Terek” won the Cup of the Premier League for the first time in 16 years.
May 16. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions against social networks “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”, as well as companies Mail.Ru Yandex and their services. Ban Internet providers to grant access to resources will be valid for three years.
May 17. France opened one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, the anniversary, the 70th in a row, the Cannes film festival. Held a ceremony of the Italian actress Monica Bellucci.
May 17. The world’s most expensive land plot was sold at a government auction Hong Kong for $3 billion.
May 18. A man on a red Honda car drove into a crowd of people on the square in Midtown Manhattan’s times square. The incident killed 18-year-old girl, with another 22 people were injured. The police believe that the driver was not a terrorist, he probably suffers from a mental disorder.
May 18. Transgender Chelsea manning, convicted of passing classified data to WikiLeaks, released from military prison in Kansas for 28 years before his time. According to the court, she was supposed to be released only in 2045, but in January, President Barack Obama commuted her sentence.
May 19. The Swedish prosecution authority filed a motion to quash a warrant for the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The investigation about the involvement of Wikileaks founder for rape stopped.
May 19. A Reuters photographer Jason Redman visited the most iconic filming locations of the TV series “twin Peaks” fans will be able to see the third season on Monday.