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 July 2017 in the photographs of the leading news agencies of Russia and the world.

July 15. At the stadium “Open arena” in Moscow hosted a concert by Depeche Mode. The musicians arrived in the capital with his new album “Spirit”. It is eighteenth under the account of a tour in the history of the group and the first for the last three years.

July 15. The match “Ural” — “Rostov” has started new season of Russian Premier League. The meeting ended in a draw 1:1.

July 16. Russians Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova for the first time in his career won Wimbledon tennis tournament in doubles. In the final, athletes defeated Monica Niculescu and Zhang Hootin with the score 6:0, 6:0.

July 16. The division of the Syrian Arab army withdrew from the province of Dar and went to the district of Jobar near Damascus.

July 17. Night screening of the first episode of the seventh season of “Game of thrones” was held in Moscow metro station “Mayakovskaya”. Came to the premiere more than 350 fans of the series who won tickets in social networks.

July 17. The President of the United States Donald trump photographed with a baseball bat at the exhibition “Made in America” at the White House. On display were the objects made in different States.

July 18. In Zhukovsky started the international aviation and space salon MAKS-2017. Attending the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to tradition, bought ice cream and fed it to all members of the delegation of the government.

July 18. On Novy Arbat ignited one of the “houses of books”. At a fire nobody has suffered: the skyscraper was under renovation, so the building was only working. They were evacuated even before arrival of rescuers. According to preliminary data, the cause of the incident was the spontaneous combustion of old wiring.

July 19. The state Duma adopted in the third reading the law on introduction of resort fees. The document provides for the introduction of fees for the use of resort infrastructure in Crimea, Altai, Krasnodar and Stavropol territories. The experiment will last until the end of 2022.

July 19. Prince George of Cambridge, son of Catherine and William, arrived with his parents in Berlin. Judging by the photos of German Tegel airport, the boy is not too happy about the trip.

July 20. The Commission on early conditional release pardoned ex-football star O. J. Simpson. O. J. was sentenced to 33 years in prison for armed robbery. Prior to that, the athlete was accused of killing his ex-wife and her friend. The trial of O. J. has become one of the most notorious cases in American history.

July 20. Lead vocalist of Linkin Park Chester Bennington committed suicide at the age of 41 years. For many years he struggled with drug and alcohol addiction. The singer has six children from two wives.

July 21. The remains of the Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali was exhumed in the town of Figueres in the North-East of Spain on demand of the women, claiming that he was her father. Experts in the field of forensics took samples of DNA from the embalmed body of the deceased.

July 21. In the night of Friday off the coast of Turkey and Greece was a powerful earthquake. KOs killed at least two people. More than 200 were injured.

Source: AP 2017