Our world in photos: May 26

May 26, 2022 Michaela Keil
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UKRAINE — Dusting: Local resident Valeria removed dust from a bench outside her heavily damaged house, after a Russian strike in Pokrovsk, on Wednesday. Two rockets struck the eastern Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk, in the Donetsk region early on Wednesday morning, causing at least four injuries.
Photo: Francisco Seco/AP


VENEZUELA — Movie night: Children waited for the start of a movie titled “A Cat in Paris” during a film festival in the San Agustin neighborhood of Caracas, on Wednesday.
Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP


FRANCE — Red carpet: Olivia Culpo posed for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film “Elvis” at the 75th international film festival, in Cannes, on Wednesday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


WASHINGTON, DC — Executive order: Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd, looked at the executive order on policing that President Joe Biden signed in the East Room of the White House, on Wednesday. The order came on the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death and was focused on policing.
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


FRANCE — Backhand: Serbia’s Laslo Djere played a shot against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev during their second round match at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris, on Thursday.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Cardboard cutout: A life-size cardboard cutout image of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II stood next to souvenir items inside the Cool Britannia store near Buckingham Palace, in London, on Thursday. Celebrations will take place June 2-5 to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, for her 70 years on the throne.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP


PERU — Clown Day: “Triston” the clown marched for the first time after two years of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions kept them from celebrating The Day of the Peruvian Clown, in Lima, on Wednesday. Professional clowns gather annually on this date to honor the beloved clown “Tony Perejil” who died on May 25, 1987 and was known as “the clown of the poor” because he performed in low-income neighborhoods to which he would donate a portion of his earnings.
Photo: Martin Mejia/AP


ARGENTINA — Dedication: Journalists gathered for the presentation of an aircraft dedicated to the late soccer legend Diego Maradona, at a military base in Moron, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, on Wednesday. The airplane departed for the provinces of Argentina and other parts of the world reaching its final destination at the World Cup in Qatar at the end of the year, displaying jerseys and other objects that belonged to Maradona, as one of the many tributes planned to coincide with the first World Cup since his death.
Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP


CALIFORNIA — Throw: Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Luis Urias threw to first for the out on San Diego Padres’ Jose Azocar during the third inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, in San Diego.
Photo: Gregory Bull/AP

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