Our world in photos: August 29

August 29, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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ST. PETERSBURG — Putin stays away… probably: Flowers are seen on the grave of Wagner Group’s chief Yevgeny Prigozhin after a funeral at the Porokhovskoye cemetery in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023. The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t planning to attend the funeral of Yevgeny Prigozhin, who died last week in a plane crash two months after launching his brief rebellion.
Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


INDIA — Monsoon relief: People take shelter under a tree holding umbrellas during monsoon rains in Kolkata, India, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023.
Photo: Bikas Das/AP


QUEENS, NY — Tough first round match: Coco Gauff, of the United States, reacts during a match, in which she prevailed, against Laura Siegemund, of Germany, at the first round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, in New York.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


QUEENS, NY — Almost as crowded as Times Square: Tennis fans cheer during a match between Sloane Stephens, of the United States, and Beatriz Haddad Maia, of Brazil, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, in New York.
Photo: Jason DeCrow/AP


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NEW YORK — “That ball was out by this much…”: Former first lady Michelle Obama gestures during the opening ceremony of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Monday.
Photo: Frank Franklin II


HAVANA — Nature’s revenge? No electric bikes here: Commuters cycle through a street flooded by rain brought by Hurricane Idalia in Havana, Cuba, early Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


KASHMIR — Throwing out the net: A Kashmiri fisherman casts his net into the waters of the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday.
Photo: Dar Yasin/AP


ILLINOIS — The ball game moon: Two days before the Blue Moon (one of the full moon cycles), the moon can be seen through the upper deck of Wrigley Field. We see silhouettes of two baseball fans as it rises over the Chicago area during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers, Monday.
Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP


COLOMBIA — Burning gas to protest prices: Motorcycle riders hold a caravan to protest the increase in gas prices in Bogota, Monday.
Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP


MONGOLIA — ‘First look’ at the palace: A wedding couple and a family pose for photos in front of the Government Palace also known as State Palace in Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia on Monday.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


NORTH CAROLINA — UNC Lockdown: Law enforcement and first responders gather on South Street near the Bell Tower on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday.
Photo: McKeown/The News & Observer via AP


VENEZUELA — Pick-up basketball before sunset: Youths play a pick-up game of basketball in the San Agustin neighborhood of Caracas, Sunday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


TENNESSEE — Make schools safe again!! Rep. Justin J. Pearson, D-Memphis, center, protests with demonstrators outside the House chamber during a special session of the state legislature on public safety, Monday.
Photo: George Walker IV/AP

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