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The Day in Photos in Farpics– August 20, 2022

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Members of the State Emergency Service attend nuclear disaster response drills amid shelling of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine on August 17, 2022. (Photo by Dmytro Smolienko/Reuters)

Members of the State Emergency Service attend nuclear disaster response drills amid shelling of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine on August 17, 2022. (Photo by Dmytro Smolienko/Reuters)

A firefighter intervene in the rubble of the Culture Palace destroyed by Russian missile strike in the second largest Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, on August 18, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. At least four people were killed and more than a dozen others injured by early-morning Russian bombardments on the northeast Ukrainian region of Kharkiv, the governor said. (Photo by Sergey Bobok/AFP Photo)

A firefighter intervene in the rubble of the Culture Palace destroyed by Russian missile strike in the second largest Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, on August 18, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. At least four people were killed and more than a dozen others injured by early-morning Russian bombardments on the northeast Ukrainian region of Kharkiv, the governor said. (Photo by Sergey Bobok/AFP Photo)

An Orthodox priest, Andrii, prays near the coffins of unidentified civilians killed by Russian troops during Russian occupation in Bucha near Kyiv, Ukraine, on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. Twenty one unidentified bodies exhumed from a mass grave were buried in Bucha on Wednesday. (Photo by Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Photo)

An Orthodox priest, Andrii, prays near the coffins of unidentified civilians killed by Russian troops during Russian occupation in Bucha near Kyiv, Ukraine, on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. Twenty one unidentified bodies exhumed from a mass grave were buried in Bucha on Wednesday. (Photo by Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Photo)

Viktoriia reacts next to a coffin with the body of her husband Vitalii Holubka, Ukrainian serviceman who was recently killed in a fight with Russian troops, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, during a funeral ceremony in the town of Chop, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine on August 17, 2022. (Photo by Serhii Hudak/Reuters)

Viktoriia reacts next to a coffin with the body of her husband Vitalii Holubka, Ukrainian serviceman who was recently killed in a fight with Russian troops, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, during a funeral ceremony in the town of Chop, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine on August 17, 2022. (Photo by Serhii Hudak/Reuters)

A worker cleans up inside as Tikhon Pavlov, 11, walks past the Kramatorsk College of Technologies and Design, where he used to take karate lessons, after an early morning rocket attack in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Friday, August 19, 2022. Russia continued to shell towns and villages in Ukraine's embattled eastern Donetsk region, according to regional authorities, where Russian forces are pushing to overtake areas still held by Ukraine. (Photo by David Goldman/AP Photo)

A worker cleans up inside as Tikhon Pavlov, 11, walks past the Kramatorsk College of Technologies and Design, where he used to take karate lessons, after an early morning rocket attack in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Friday, August 19, 2022. Russia continued to shell towns and villages in Ukraine’s embattled eastern Donetsk region, according to regional authorities, where Russian forces are pushing to overtake areas still held by Ukraine. (Photo by David Goldman/AP Photo)

A bloodied bathroom is pictured in building destroyed during a missile strike in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, August 18, 2022. (Photo by Andrii Marienko/AP Photo)

A bloodied bathroom is pictured in building destroyed during a missile strike in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, August 18, 2022. (Photo by Andrii Marienko/AP Photo)

Street artists paint a mural onto a wall near a building in a residential area in Kyiv, Ukraine, 18 August 2022. Ukrainian street artist Yulia Abramova, with friends and colleagues paint a mural depicting a symbolic red the tree of life and white storks as talismans, who symbolically guard Ukraine during the Russian invasion. Russian troops on 24 February entered Ukrainian territory, starting a conflict that has provoked destruction and a humanitarian crisis. (Photo by Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA/EFE)

Street artists paint a mural onto a wall near a building in a residential area in Kyiv, Ukraine, 18 August 2022. Ukrainian street artist Yulia Abramova, with friends and colleagues paint a mural depicting a symbolic red the tree of life and white storks as talismans, who symbolically guard Ukraine during the Russian invasion. Russian troops on 24 February entered Ukrainian territory, starting a conflict that has provoked destruction and a humanitarian crisis. (Photo by Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA/EFE)

Women hug near the debris of a building that was damaged after a rocket hit the Saltivka area in Kharkiv, Ukraine, 18 August 2022. At least seven people were killed and 17 injured during the attack according to the Ukrainian State Emergency Service. A total of at least 11 people were  killed and 37 injured in the entire Kharkiv region during the overnight attack, the head of Kharkiv oblast military administration said. Kharkiv and surrounding areas have been the target of heavy shelling since February 2022, when Russian troops entered Ukraine starting a conflict that has provoked destruction and a humanitarian crisis. (Photo by Vasiliy Zhlobsky/EPA/EFE)

Women hug near the debris of a building that was damaged after a rocket hit the Saltivka area in Kharkiv, Ukraine, 18 August 2022. At least seven people were killed and 17 injured during the attack according to the Ukrainian State Emergency Service. A total of at least 11 people were killed and 37 injured in the entire Kharkiv region during the overnight attack, the head of Kharkiv oblast military administration said. Kharkiv and surrounding areas have been the target of heavy shelling since February 2022, when Russian troops entered Ukraine starting a conflict that has provoked destruction and a humanitarian crisis. (Photo by Vasiliy Zhlobsky/EPA/EFE)

Taiwanese soldiers operate a Oerlikon 35mm twin cannon anti-aircraft gun at a base in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Thursday, August 18, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing's political control over the island. (Photo by Johnson Lai/AP Photo)

Taiwanese soldiers operate a Oerlikon 35mm twin cannon anti-aircraft gun at a base in Taiwan’s southeastern Hualien county on Thursday, August 18, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing’s political control over the island. (Photo by Johnson Lai/AP Photo)

Sri Lankan university students clash with police during a demonstration in Colombo on August 18, 2022. Sri Lanka police fired tear gas and water cannon on a small protest on August 18 to break up the first demonstration since the crisis-hit island nation lifted a state of emergency. (Photo by Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP Photo)

Sri Lankan university students clash with police during a demonstration in Colombo on August 18, 2022. Sri Lanka police fired tear gas and water cannon on a small protest on August 18 to break up the first demonstration since the crisis-hit island nation lifted a state of emergency. (Photo by Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP Photo)

Piccadilly line trains sit in their depot as members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) strike over jobs, pay and pensions in London, Friday, August 19, 2022. A strike by London Underground workers brought the British capital’s transit network to a grinding halt on Friday, a day after a nationwide walkout by railway staff. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)

Piccadilly line trains sit in their depot as members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) strike over jobs, pay and pensions in London, Friday, August 19, 2022. A strike by London Underground workers brought the British capital’s transit network to a grinding halt on Friday, a day after a nationwide walkout by railway staff. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)

A forest burns during a wildfire near Altura, eastern Spain, on Friday, August 19, 2022. Up to early August, 43 large wildfires – those affecting at least 500 hectares (1,235 acres) – were recorded in the Mediterranean country by the Ministry for Ecological transition, while the average in previous years was 11. The European Forest Fire Information System estimates a burned surface of 284,764 hectares (704,000 acres) in Spain this year. That's four times higher than the average since records began in 2006. (Photo by Alberto Saiz/AP Photo)

A forest burns during a wildfire near Altura, eastern Spain, on Friday, August 19, 2022. Up to early August, 43 large wildfires – those affecting at least 500 hectares (1,235 acres) – were recorded in the Mediterranean country by the Ministry for Ecological transition, while the average in previous years was 11. The European Forest Fire Information System estimates a burned surface of 284,764 hectares (704,000 acres) in Spain this year. That’s four times higher than the average since records began in 2006. (Photo by Alberto Saiz/AP Photo)

People cross London Bridge during a heavy rainfall in London, Britain, 17 August 2022. The British Meteorological Office has warned of widespread flash floods as thunderstorms are likely across the country. Britain has been suffering a heatwave and a drought has been declared for parts of the country. (Photo by Tolga Akmen/EPA/EFE)

People cross London Bridge during a heavy rainfall in London, Britain, 17 August 2022. The British Meteorological Office has warned of widespread flash floods as thunderstorms are likely across the country. Britain has been suffering a heatwave and a drought has been declared for parts of the country. (Photo by Tolga Akmen/EPA/EFE)

Raymond Hinze
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