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Our world in photos: March 23

March 23, 2022 Michaela Keil
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GERMANY — Ballet: State Ballet’s principal dancer Iana Salenko stood on pointe shoes during training at the State Ballet in Berlin, on Wednesday. About 200 dancers from Ukraine and Russia recently requested help from Berlin’s famous State Ballet after having fled or considered running away to Germany. Salenko, who is from Ukraine herself but came to Germany in 2005, has also been trying to help with the new arrivals.
Photo: AP


CANADA — Checked: Winnipeg Jets’ Blake Wheeler (26) checked Vegas Golden Knights’ Nicholas Roy (10) into the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Tuesday.
Photo: Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)


CHINA — Outbreak: Community workers wearing protective suits watched over a masked resident twirling a dragon-shaped ribbon near a barricaded coronavirus testing site setup outside the Drum Tower, on Wednesday, in Beijing. A fast-spreading variant known as “stealth omicron” was testing China’s zero-tolerance strategy, which had kept the virus at bay since the deadly initial outbreak in the city of Wuhan in early 2020.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP


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CHILE — World Water Day: A woman took part in a march to mark World Water Day in Santiago, on Tuesday.
Photo: Esteban Felix/AP


GERMANY — Header: Bayern’s Giulia Gwinn headed the ball during the women’s quarterfinal Champions League first leg soccer match between Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain in Munich, on Tuesday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


INDIA — Protest: A Delhi police officer tried to stop an opposition Congress party supporter as he raised an empty Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinder over his head during a protest against rising inflation and price hike of essential commodities in New Delhi, on Wednesday.
Photo: Altaf Qadri/AP


GERMANY — Springtime animals: A hare ran on an acre in the outskirts of Frankfurt, on Wednesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


FRANCE — Election: Jean-Pierre Bedouin held an electoral poster of French President Emmanuel Macron and centrist candidate for reelection, on Tuesday, as he stuck posters on boards in Suce-sur-Erdre. France’s first round of the presidential election will take place on April 10.
Photo: Jeremias Gonzalez/AP


ARIZONA — Spring training: San Diego Padres’ Ha-Seong Kim, of South Korea, paused at home plate after being called out on strikes as Cleveland Guardians catcher Austin Hedges, left, tossed the ball back to the infield during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game on Tuesday, in Goodyear.
Photo: Ross D. Franklin/AP

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