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Our world in photos: February 8

February 8, 2022 Michaela Keil
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RUSSIA — Press conference: Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listened during a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron after their talks on Monday, in Moscow. Putin hosted the prime meeting of the day on Monday as his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron was on a mission to de-escalate tensions.
Photo: Thibault Camus/Pool via AP

 

NORTH CAROLINA — Tipped away: Georgia Tech’s Eylia Love (24) had the ball tipped away by North Carolina State’s Jada Boyd (5) with Jakia Brown-Turner (11) nearby during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, on Monday, in Raleigh.
Photo: Karl B. DeBlaker/AP

 

CHINA — Breaking records: Kjeld Nuis of the Netherlands celebrated after breaking an Olympic record during the men’s speedskating 1,500-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, on Tuesday, in Beijing. His time stood for the gold medal.
Photo: Sue Ogrocki/AP

 

CHINA — Luge runs: Makena Hodgson, of Canada, slid during the luge women’s singles run 1 at the 2022 Winter Olympics, on Monday, in the Yanqing district of Beijing.
Photo: Pavel Golovkin/AP

 

CAMBODIA — Sunset volleyball: Local boys played volleyball in the Chamkar Mean village outside Phnom Penh, on Tuesday.
Photo: Heng Sinith/AP

 

NORTH CAROLINA — Running the clock: Virginia guard Reece Beekman, center left, celebrated with guard Kihei Clark (0) while Duke guard Trevor Keels (1) looked on as the clock ran out at the end of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke, on Monday, in Durham. Beekman hit a 3-point shot with under three seconds for the go-ahead and eventual game-winning points.
Photo: Chris Seward/AP

 

INDONESIA — Vaccines: People waited to receive a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Patriot Candrabhaga Stadium in Bekasi on the outskirts of Jakarta, on Tuesday.
Photo: Achmad Ibrahim/AP

 

CHINA — Skeleton: Laura Deas of Britain started during the women’s skeleton training run at the 2022 Winter Olympics, on Tuesday, in the Yanqing district of Beijing.
Photo: Pavel Golovkin/AP

 

OHIO — Fan rally: Fans attended the Super Bowl LVI Opening Night Fan Rally, on Monday, in Cincinnati.
Photo: Jeff Dean/AP

 

GERMANY — Prize: Conductor Simon Rattle held the “The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany” after he received it from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier during a reception at Bellevue Palace in Berlin, on Tuesday.
Photo: Michael Sohn/AP


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