Our world in photos: August 4

August 4, 2022 Michaela Keil
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UKRAINE — Smoke break: Volodymyr, 65, smoked a cigarette outside his apartment damaged by Russian shelling in Kramatorsk, on Tuesday. While the government’s evacuation order convinced some of those left in the Donetsk region to flee, others like Volodymyr were resistant, saying they had nowhere else to go.
Photo: David Goldman/AP


CAMBODIA — Fishing: Fishermen moved their wooden boat between the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers in Phnom Penh, on Tuesday.
Photo: Heng Sinith/AP


KENTUCKY — Submerged: A camper was partially submerged under water in Carr Creek Lake on Wednesday, near Hazard.
Photo: Brynn Anderson/AP


SPAIN — Cooling off: A woman cooled off on Sant Pere Pescador beach, in Girona, on Monday.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


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CALIFORNIA — Lights on: Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Kuhl worked against a San Diego Padres batter as fans turned on lights on their phones during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, in San Diego.
Photo: Gregory Bull/AP


ST. KITTS AND NEVIS — Seaweed: Seaweed covered the Atlantic shore in Frigate Bay, on Wednesday. A record amount of seaweed has been smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados as tons of brown algae kill wildlife, choke the tourism industry and release toxic gasses, according to the University of South Florida’s Optical Oceanography Lab.
Photo: Ricardo Mazalan/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Gymnastics final: New Zealand’s Havana Rosalie Hopman performed during the Rhythmic Gymnastics, Team Final, and Individual Qualification during the Commonwealth Games at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, on Thursday.
Photo: Zac Goodwin/PA via AP


VENEZUELA — Fan: A soccer fan pulled on a giant red flag as he stood on a fence during a Copa Sudamericana first leg quarter-final soccer match between Venezuela’s Deportivo Tachira and Ecuador’s Independiente del Valle in San Cristobal, on Tuesday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


UKRAINE — Launched: A Ukrainian soldier launched FlyEye WB Electronics SA, a Polish reconnaissance drone, which is in service with the Ukrainian army, in the Kyiv region, on Tuesday.
Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/AP


PALESTINE — Summer’s day: A Palestinian couple enjoyed a summer day while a girl took photos on the Mediterranean Sea beach in Gaza City, on Wednesday.
Photo: Fatima Shbair/AP


OHIO — Header: CF Montreal’s Gabriele Corbo, top, headed the ball away from Columbus Crew’s Derick Etienne during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Wednesday, in Columbus.
Photo: Jay LaPrete/AP

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