Pro-Kremlin activists hold Russian national, Russian and Soviet naval flags and orange-black flags made of the St George’s Ribbons, a well-known Russian symbol of military valor, during a rally in support of ethnic Russians in Ukraine in central Moscow, on Monday.
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The US flags surrounding the Washington Monument fly at half mast as ordered by President Barack Obama, following the fatal shootings on Monday at the Washington Naval Yard
A girl plants some of the 3,000 flags placed in memory of the lives lost in the September 11 2001 attacks, at a park in Winnetka, Illinois, US
Opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday. Read more