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 may 27 to June 2, 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world.

May 27. In the Italian city of Taormina ended a two-day summit “the Big seven”. The participants discussed the issues of climate change, the fight against terrorism and the extension of sanctions against Russia. The final Declaration was the shortest in the history of the G7.

May 27. In St. Petersburg hosted the traditional parade of dachshunds. He was devoted to the city Day. The parade theme this year was “Academic fee”. Owners dressed dogs in costumes Pushkin, Gogol, Japanese gods, and even the Pythagorean theorem.

May 28. End of the 70-th Cannes film festival. “Gold palm branch” has received a satirical drama on contemporary art Ruben Estlund “Square”. “Dislike” by Andrei Zvyagintsev got sympathy prize of the jury.

May 28. 40-year-old Italian footballer Francesco Totti has spent the last match in his career. For 25 years he played for club Roma. More than 70 thousand spectators came to the Stadio Olimpico conducted by the legendary captain.

May 29. The strongest wind and rain fell on Moscow and the Moscow region. The victims of the hurricane were 16 people. Nearly 200 people were injured. Fallen trees damaged hundreds of cars.

May 29. In Versailles was held the first meeting of Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron. The trip was prepared in record time. The leaders discussed the situation in Syria and Ukraine, and also Russia’s relations with the European Union. The Versailles portion of the program ended with a visit of the exhibition dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the journey of Peter to France.

May 30. The DPRK announced it had conducted a successful launch of a ballistic missile. The purpose of the launch was the testing of the system precision guidance.

May 30. Unknown painted in red colour is a symbol of Denmark the little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen. On the beach in front of the statue remained the inscription: “Denmark to defend the whales of the Faroe Islands”. The action is directed against the actions of the local fishermen who slaughtered pilot whales, mammals of the delphinidae family. In the Faroe Islands the slaughter of animals is considered a traditional craft.

May 31. In the diplomatic quarter in Central Kabul thundered explosion. The attack killed 80 people, more than 350 were injured. Among the victims were journalists and employees of several foreign embassies.

May 31. The court ruled on the claim of Alisher Usmanov to Alexei Navalny. The opposition is obliged within 10 days to remove the film-investigation “He’s not Dimon.”

June 1. American company Stratolaunch Systems first rolled out the world’s largest aircraft from a hangar in the Mojave desert. The scope of his wing 117 m, and weighs about 227 tons. It will raise the rocket to suborbital altitude and be used as a launcher.

June 1. Donald trump announced the release of the Paris climate agreement. According to the President of the United States, the agreement undermines the us economy and weakens the country’s sovereignty.

June 2. In the Philippines capital Manila armed with a rifle, the robber tried to Rob a casino in the hotel, Resorts World Manila. Taking the pieces, he set fire to the tables. The fire killed 36 people. The robber killed himself.

June 2. Vladimir Putin spoke at the plenary session of St Petersburg international economic forum 2017. Once on the stage, the President of Russia saw that the hall meets his standing, after which Putin said into the microphone: “at ease!”. The interpreter translated this replica of a traditional greeting: “Welcome!”.

Source: RIA “Novosti”