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Our world in photos: April 1

April 1, 2022 Michaela Keil
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UKRAINE — Mourning: Mariya Ol’hovs’ka, 33, mourned the death of her father Valerii Ol’hovs’kyi, 72, killed by a Russian missile on March 30 near his house, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on Friday. Maria and her family buried her father in the garden of their home as they could not bury him in the village cemetery due to fighting between the Ukrainian and Russian armies.
Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP

 

FLORIDA — Winner: Carlos Alcaraz, of Spain, knelt on the court after defeating Miomir Kecmanovic, of Serbia, during the Miami Open tennis tournament on Thursday, in Miami Gardens.
Photo: Marta Lavandier/AP

 

SRI LANKA — Economic crisis: Sri Lankans watched after setting a bus on fire during a protest outside the Sri Lankan president’s private residence on the outskirts of Colombo, on Friday. Sri Lanka police fired tear gas and a water cannon to disperse the several hundred people protesting. The crowd had gathered on Thursday to protest the economic hardships faced by them. Protestors shouted slogans condemning the long power cuts and shortages of essentials.
Photo: Eranga Jayawardena/AP

 

UKRAINE — Destroyed: Destroyed Russian armored vehicles were seen in the outskirts of Kyiv on Thursday. Russian forces shelled Kyiv suburbs, two days after the Kremlin announced it would significantly scale back operations near both the capital and the northern city of Chernihiv to “increase mutual trust and create conditions for further negotiations.”
Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP

 

BRAZIL — Human rights protest: Photos of people who were killed during Brazil’s past dictatorship were placed on the ground during a protest against the increase of human rights violations under the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, in Sao Paulo, on Thursday.
Photo: Andre Penner/AP

 

HUNGARY — Rally: Prime Minister Viktor Orban greeted his supporters prior to delivering a speech during the final electoral rally of his Fidesz party ahead of Sunday’s election, in Szekesfehervar, on Friday.
Photo: Petr David Josek/AP

 

MASSACHUSETTS — Celebration: Boston Bruins goaltender Linus Ullmark, left, celebrated with goaltender Jeremy Swayman after the Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 8-1 during an NHL hockey game, on Thursday, in Boston.
Photo: Charles Krupa/AP

 

WASHINGTON, DC — Meeting: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the Treasury Department, on Thursday.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP

 

FRANCE — Candidates: Electoral posters displaying the presidential candidates were displayed in Avelin on Friday. France’s first round of the presidential election will take place on April 10, with a presidential runoff on April 24 if no candidate wins outright.
Photo: Michel Spingler/AP


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