People walk past sculptures made with straw on Monday, during a contest in the village of Krasnoye, some 38 kilometers outside the southern Russian city of Stavropol.
Refugees wait in front of a hostel building ran by pro-Russian rebels in the centre of Donetsk, on Monday
A Ukrainian soldier rests at his temporary camp, close to a checkpoint near Eastern Ukrainian village Nikishino, some 20 kms from village Grabovo, close to the village where the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed, in Ukraine on Friday
A woman walks out of a damaged multi-storey block of flats carrying her belongings following recent shelling by Ukrainian forces in central Donetsk on Tuesday
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Russian servicemen perform during a naval parade rehearsal in the far eastern port of Vladivostok. Russia will mark Navy Day on July 27.
Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard in front of wagons containing the remains of victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at a railway station in the eastern Ukrainian town of Torez on Monday. The head of a Dutch forensic team said on Monday a train, carrying the remains of victims from the Malaysian airliner crash, should set off later on Monday to a place where “we can do our work” Read more
A litttle boy sits in a baby’s bath at a temporary facility for refugees form Eastern Ukraine, 20 km outside from the Crimean capital Simferopol, on Thursday
Rescue workers remove debris at a collapsed apartment after an air strike in Snizhne, 100 km east from the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. An air strike demolished an apartment block in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least nine civilians.
Residents of eastern Ukraine look out of the window of a bus destined for Rostov-on-Don in Russia from a collection point in Donetsk, on Monday
Ukrainian government soldiers sit on an armoured vehicle as they take up a position in a sunflower field about 20 km south of Donetsk. Ukrainia forces have massed tanks and armoured vehicles about 20 km south of the rebel-held city of Donetsk