Riot police officers block Pro-EU activists gathered at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine. The policemen formed a chain across Kiev’s main street outside the city building.
Former Bolshoi ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko is escorted by a policemen at Meshansky district court in Moscow, Russia. Dmitrichenko was found guilty of masterminding an acid attack on the world-renowned Moscow theatre’s artistic director Sergei Filin on 17 January 2012. The attack left Filin with severe burns and nearly blinded him.
A man throws a flare in the direction of Ukraine interior ministry members, during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev.
Workers dismantle a Louis Vuitton pavilion shaped like a giant suitcase, with the Kremlin’s Spasskaya Tower in the background, in central Moscow Read more
Vera Bazarova and Yuri Larionov of Russia perform during the pairs short skating programme at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup, in Moscow on Friday
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Members of Greenpeace hang a large poster of Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen on the office building of Shell during a protest calling for the release of the “Arctic 30″ in Rotterdam.
Greenpeace International activist Miguel Hernan Perez Orzi of Argentina cries after he is granted bail by a court in St Petersburg, Russia. Read more
A model displays a creation by designer Ekaterina Yarotskaya during an international fashion show contest at the University of Technology and Design in St Petersburg, Russia. Read more
Vietnamese children cover their faces with Vietnamese and Russian flags while waiting for the arrival of Russian President Vladimir Putin for a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi. Read more
The Olympic torch, held by Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, returns to Earth after 66 days aboard the International Space Station ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The satellite landed near the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan.