The best photos from around the world this week

The best photos from around the world this week

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A military parade in Indonesia, a “living” Russian flag in Chechnya, a selfie with Vladimir Putin, a bearded Conchita Wurst in the European Parliament, Queen Elizabeth and Angelina Jolie in Buckingham Palace - see these and many other photos in our selection of the best photos for last week.

(Total 20 photos)

The best photos from around the world this week

The best photos from around the world this week

1. Procession in honor of Putin's birthday in the center of the Chechen capital - the city of Grozny. The head of the republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that Chechnya had broken the world record for creating a "living" flag in terms of the number of people involved in this. As Kadyrov wrote on his Instagram page, the length of the flags of Russia and Chechnya exceeded 2000 m, and more than one hundred thousand boys and girls took part in this action. (© AP)

The best photos from around the world this week

2. A grandiose military parade was held in Indonesia on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of the creation of the army. (© Getty Images)

The best photos from around the world this week

3. Participants last summer of the Youth Olympic Games take a selfie with Vladimir Putin in Cheboksary during his trip to Chuvashia. (© Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

4. A large-scale installation in the form of a poppy field was opened near the Tower of London in memory of the First World War. (© Getty Images)

The best photos from around the world this week

5. More than a thousand military, firefighters and police continue to carry out rescue work after the eruption of the Ontake volcano in Nagano. The death toll has now risen to 54, with 12 missing. (© Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

6. Conchita Wurst, the bearded Eurovision winner, performs during a concert at the European Parliament in Brussels. The action was dedicated to the equal rights of sexual minorities to marriage. (© Reuters / Mark Blinch)

The best photos from around the world this week

7. A resident of the village Karo (Indonesia) watching the eruption of Mount Sinabung. (© Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

8. The plane against the backdrop of the "Blood Moon" before landing at Lindbergh Field Airport in San Diego, California (USA). The "Blood Moon" - the second and last total lunar eclipse of 2014 - could be observed on the night of October 8-9 by many inhabitants of the Earth. (© Mike Blake / Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

9. Radio-controlled flying witch flies through the sky in Coronado, California (USA). (© Mike Blake / Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

10. Astronaut Reid Wiseman outside the International Space Station performs repairs. (© NASA/AFP)

The best photos from around the world this week

11. Students in Barcelona protest against the decision of the Spanish Constitutional Court to temporarily suspend the referendum on the independence of Catalonia. (© Louis Jean / AFP)

The best photos from around the world this week

12. People look at the Berlin Cathedral on the eve of the opening of the "Festival of Lights" in Berlin, Germany. (© AFP)

The best photos from around the world this week

13. Pro-democracy demonstrators gather on the streets in Hong Kong's Admiralty District after authorities canceled a meeting with students. (© AFP)

The best photos from around the world this week

14. Queen Elizabeth welcomes actress Angelina Jolie at a meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, England. During the meeting, Her Majesty awarded the actress with an order for her active work in the fight against sexual violence in the zones of military conflicts. (© Anthony Devlin / Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

15. The moon turns orange during a total lunar eclipse in Toronto. (© Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

16. Dancer backstage preparing to perform during the international prestigious professional competition "Grand Prix of Siberia" in Krasnoyarsk. (© Reuters / Ilya Naimushin)

The best photos from around the world this week

17. A surfer walks along the beach during sunset in Morocco. (© AFP)

The best photos from around the world this week

18. Radio-controlled flying witch makes a test flight through the sky in Carlsbad, California. A Reuters photographer was invited to take pictures of inventor Otto Dieffenbach's device being tested. (© Mike Blake / Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

19. Infinite Mirror Room by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at the Rufino Tamayo Museum. (© Tomas Bravo / Reuters)

The best photos from around the world this week

20. Huge waves in one of the ports of Japan, October 6, 2014. Typhoon Fanfon hit the country on Monday morning. Nearly 400,000 people received evacuation recommendations in the central part of the country. (© Jiji Press / AFP)

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