Events of the week in pictures: August 8 – 12

Restoration of the legendary Saur-Mogila memorial in the DPR, watermelon and melon festival in Moscow, the last supermoon of 2022, the celebration of the 110th anniversary of the founding of the Russian Air Force. These and other events — in the photo feed.

China celebrates Fitness Day on August 8th. The national holiday is celebrated on the day when the 29th Summer Olympic Games opened in Beijing in 2008. © Press Agency/Global Look Press

The fire at the oil storage in the Cuban port was extinguished a week later. The fire on the territory of the oil storage facility occurred on August 5 from a lightning strike that hit the dome of a reservoir containing about 25,000 cubic meters of oil. © Reuters/Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters

The authorities of Helsinki dismantled the monument “World Peace” donated to Finland by the USSR © Youtube screenshot

In the central region of South Korea on August 8, there was a heavy downpour. According to the Seoul authorities, a record amount of precipitation over the past 80 years has fallen in the capital, exceeding 400 mm in some areas in less than a day. © Reuters/Yonhap via Reuters

Commander of the Central Military District Colonel-General Alexander Lapin presented state awards to servicemen who showed courage, bravery and heroism during a special operation in Ukraine © RF Ministry of Defense

Watermelon and melon festival started in Moscow GUM. In honor of this, in the famous store, the fountain was filled with watermelons and melons. © AIF/Eduard Kudryavitsky

The city of Severodonetsk, which came under the control of the LPR, survived the most difficult battles. This major center of the chemical industry will have to be practically rebuilt from scratch. © AiF/Dmitry Grigoriev

Jember Fashion Carnival in Indonesia © Look Press

The Iranian spacecraft for remote sensing of the Earth “Khayyam” was successfully launched into the target orbit with the help of the Russian carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1b” launched on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 08:52 Moscow time from the Baikonur cosmodrome “and upper stage “Frigate”. © Roskosmos

Shallow lake near the city of St. Andre in Austria. In Europe, rivers and lakes dry up due to abnormal heat. © Reuters/Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Mexico celebrates Indigenous Day © Barron/Keystone Press Agency/Global Look Press

The DPR is nearing completion of the restoration of the Saur-Mogila memorial complex. On August 10, a 9-meter figure of the Soldier of Victory was delivered to the memorial complex – one of the key elements of the memorial. © RIA Novosti/Sergey Baturin

The village of Uelkal in Chukotka is located on a cape protruding far into the sea. The main population is the Eskimos. This is the westernmost Eskimo settlement in the world. The main industries here are fishing, hunting and whaling. © AIF/Igor Kharitonov

At the Alabino training ground in the Moscow region, armored vehicles were adjusted for the Tank Biathlon competition of the International Army Games-2022 © RIA Novosti/Konstantin Morozov

Traditional Kosovo wedding attire and makeup © Reuters/Fatos Bytyci/Reuters

Supermoon in Dresden. On the night of August 12, the last supermoon of 2022 could be observed. The moon was as close as possible to the Earth – it looked 30% brighter than usual and 14% larger. © Michael/dpa/Global Look Press

Su-25 attack aircraft during a demonstration performance at the festive events dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force in the military-patriotic park of culture and recreation of the RF Armed Forces “Patriot” © RIA Novosti/Mikhail Voskresensky


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