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A turbulent week across the world in pictures


Nepalnews
2022 Feb 26, 11:50,

The week was dominated by tension rising between Russia and Ukraine, culminating in Russia launching a full-scale attack on Thursday. As the Union Courage-2022 Russia-Belarus military drills at the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground in Belarus took place, Ukrainians prepared to evacuate their county. A world away, Milan Fashion Week began.

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images of the week.

A Ukrainian serviceman is reflected in a mirror as he smokes a cigarette on a position at the line of separation between Ukraine-held territory and rebel-held territory near Zolote, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
A Ukrainian serviceman is reflected in a mirror as he smokes a cigarette on a position at the line of separation between Ukraine-held territory and rebel-held territory near Zolote, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Ukrainian border guard officers patrol the Ukrainian-Belarusian state border at a checkpoint in Novi Yarylovychi, Ukraine, Monday, Feb.21, 2022. (AP Photo/Oleksandr Ratushniak)
Ukrainian border guard officers patrol the Ukrainian-Belarusian state border at a checkpoint in Novi Yarylovychi, Ukraine, Monday, Feb.21, 2022. (AP Photo/Oleksandr Ratushniak)
People wave Russian national flags celebrating the recognizing its independence, in the center of Donetsk, the territory controlled by pro-Russian militants, eastern Ukraine, late Monday, Feb. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
People wave Russian national flags celebrating the recognizing its independence, in the center of Donetsk, the territory controlled by pro-Russian militants, eastern Ukraine, late Monday, Feb. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
Tanks move during the Union Courage-2022 Russia-Belarus military drills at the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground in Belarus, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr)
Tanks move during the Union Courage-2022 Russia-Belarus military drills at the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground in Belarus, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr)
A woman and child peer out of the window of a bus as they leave Sievierodonetsk, the Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
A woman and child peer out of the window of a bus as they leave Sievierodonetsk, the Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Traffic jams are seen as people leave the city of Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Traffic jams are seen as people leave the city of Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Smoke rises from an air defence base in the aftermath of an apparent Russian strike in Mariupol, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Smoke rises from an air defence base in the aftermath of an apparent Russian strike in Mariupol, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
A young boy runs towards the United Nations helicopter carrying Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean Pierre Lacroix before it lands in Bunia, eastern Congo, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022.(AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
A young boy runs towards the United Nations helicopter carrying Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean Pierre Lacroix before it lands in Bunia, eastern Congo, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022.(AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
People displaced by conflict wait for the arrival of United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean Pierre Lacroix in Bunia, eastern Congo, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
People displaced by conflict wait for the arrival of United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean Pierre Lacroix in Bunia, eastern Congo, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
A model wears a creation as part of the Roberto Cavalli Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
A model wears a creation as part of the Roberto Cavalli Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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