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 24 to 30 June 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world.

June 24. The Russian team did not qualify from the group home the confederations Cup. In the final match of the group stage wards Stanislaus cherchesova team lost to Mexico.

June 24. The result of the landslide in Sichuan province in China killing more than 100 people, and 93 missing. Three days later, on June 27, in the province fell re a landslide, but all the people that are in the area of the collapse, was quickly evacuated.

June 25. The world’s largest airliner, the Airbus A380 launches Bridge 2017 transatlantic race between the largest sailing trimaran and the passenger liner Queen Mary 2. “The race of the century” dedicated to the centenary of the United States entered the First world war and dedicated to “building bridges” between the Old and the New world.

June 25. Traditional horse races were held on the beach Irish Karoliska.

June 26. Exactly 20 years, Rowling published the first book about Harry Potter. The boy wizard has become a cult hero, and later on it was written six more books, which took eight movies.

June 26. At the Elysee Palace hosted the first meeting of Emmanuel Macron and Petro Poroshenko. The presidents of France and Ukraine have discussed the resumption of negotiations in the format “Norman Quartet” and the settlement of the situation in the Donbass.

June 27. The computers of large companies around the world attacked the virus-extortionist Petya. Most of the cyber attacks suffered Russia and Ukraine.

June 27. In Kiev blew up the car of the commander of the special forces of the Main Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Maksym Shapoval. Police are investigating the incident as a terrorist attack.

June 28. In Venezuela, a group of security forces seized a police helicopter fired on and threw grenades at buildings of the interior Ministry and the Supreme court. At the helm was a police officer Oscar Perez, announced the beginning of fight against the regime of President Nicolas Maduro. Authorities called the incident a terrorist attack and began the search involved in the events of people.

June 28. In the Park of arts “Muzeon” started the 6th Moscow international Festival of Gardens and Flowers, which will last until July 9. Visitors will be able to see the most unusual floral arrangements from florists and designers from different countries.

June 29. The Ministry of defence of Iraq has declared the full liberation of Mosul from the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia). The Iraqi army has beaten fighters from the territory in the centre of the city, on which stood the mosque an-Nuri, where the leader of the IG Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 proclaimed “world Caliphate”.

June 29. Astronomers have obtained the most detailed photo of the star Betelgeuse. Its surface is different from the sun, and the volume exceeds the volume of our sun is about a billion times.

June 30. “Tropical” storm hit Moscow and the Moscow region. The rain was accompanied by lightning, hail and strong winds. The Ministry of health of the Moscow region reported the death of a man in the result of a lightning strike in the Dmitrov district. Also according to preliminary data, in the capital due to bad weather, injuring five people.

June 30. The President of China XI Jinping took part in a military parade in Hong Kong. It was the largest military event in the region after its transfer to China in July 1997.

Source: AP 2017