THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: FROM RUSSIAN TANKS IN MOSCOW TO A SOLAR ECLIPSE ACROSS NORTH AMERICA

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A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard’s daily photo feature.
AUG 26, 2017
A woman celebrates the World Day of Laziness in Itagui, Colombia, on August 20th, 2017.
?A woman celebrates the World Day of Laziness in Itagui, Colombia, on August 20th, 2017.

People watch the solar eclipse at Saluki Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University on August 21st, 2017, in Carbondale, Illinois. Although much of it was covered by a cloud, with approximately 2 minutes 40 seconds, the area in southern Illinois experienced the longest duration of totality during the eclipse.
?People watch the solar eclipse at Saluki Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University on August 21st, 2017, in Carbondale, Illinois. Although much of it was covered by a cloud, with approximately 2 minutes 40 seconds, the area in southern Illinois experienced the longest duration of totality during the eclipse.

Russian T-90 tanks take position before firing in Kubinka Patriot Park outside Moscow on August 22nd, 2017, during the first day of the Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum.
?Russian T-90 tanks take position before firing in Kubinka Patriot Park outside Moscow on August 22nd, 2017, during the first day of the Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum.

A street vendor stretches as she waits for customers along a street in Manila on August 23rd, 2017.
?A street vendor stretches as she waits for customers along a street in Manila on August 23rd, 2017.

People attend a candlelight vigil for victims of drug addiction on August 24th, 2017, in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. Dozens of Staten Island residents attended the evening vigil which celebrated the lives and gave remembrance to those that have died from drug addiction.
?People attend a candlelight vigil for victims of drug addiction on August 24th, 2017, in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. Dozens of Staten Island residents attended the evening vigil which celebrated the lives and gave remembrance to those that have died from drug addiction.

Lightning strikes in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 25th, 2017, during a summer rain storm.
?Lightning strikes in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 25th, 2017, during a summer rain storm.

19 – 25 August 2017

A group of protesters hold their fists towards a police officer.Image copyrightSTEPHANIE KEITH/ REUTERS
Image captionIn Boston, Massachusetts, thousands of anti-racism protesters took to the streets in opposition to a “Free Speech” rally featuring right-wing speakers. There were reports of arrests as some protesters clashed with police. Tensions were high after violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend.
Two people sit in front of a memorial.Image copyrightSUSANA VERA/ REUTERS
Image captionAn impromptu memorial was set up on Las Ramblas in Barcelona where 13 people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into crowds.
Donald and Melania Trump look upwards in their eclipse glassesImage copyrightKEVIN LAMARQUE/ REUTERS
Image captionUS President Donald Trump and his wife Melania watched the solar eclipse from the balcony of the White House.
A bull lifted from a buildingImage copyrightRIZWAN TABASSUM/ GETTY IMAGES
Image captionIn Karachi, Pakistan, a young bull is lifted by crane from the roof of a four-storey building where it had been raised since it was a calf. The animal was being prepared for sacrifice as part of annual Eid al-Adha celebrations.
A row of noses dance in front of the Opera HouseImage copyrightDAVID MOIR/ EPA
Image captionCast members from a production of Dmitri Shostakovich’s The Nose dance outside Australia’s Sydney Opera House.
Bertram Allen of Ireland falls from his horseImage copyrightPONTUS LUNDAHL/TT NEWS AGENCY
Image captionAt the European Showjumping Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden, Bertram Allen of Ireland falls from his horse, Hector Van D’Abdijhoeve.
A player goes to hit a cricket ball as the sun goes down over the Solent.Image copyrightHANNAH MCKAY/ REUTERS
Image captionAt low tide, the Brambles sandbank briefly appears in the middle of the Solent. It is the location of an annual cricket match held between the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Southampton, and the Island Sailing Club, Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Jeremy Corbyn holds a drill.Image copyrightJANE BARLOW/ PA
Image captionLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Parkhead Housing Association construction site in Glasgow. The association attempts to provide good quality affordable housing to those in the local community.
Two men push a seaweed raft using sticks.Image copyrightCLODAGH KILCOYNE/ REUTERS
Image captionTeams approach the finish line as they participate in a seaweed race during the Cruinniu na mBad (Gathering of the Boats) regatta. They push bundles of seaweed, known as Climin, that weigh several tonnes from the sea to the harbour finish line in Kinvara, Ireland.
A sniper holds up his weapon.Image copyrightZOHRA BENSEMRA/ REUTERS
Image captionIn the old city of Raqqa in Syria, a sniper of the Syrian Democratic Forces aims his weapon in fighting with the so-called Islamic State.
A warrior holds a flaming cube on his tongue.Image copyrightNARINDER NANU/ GETTY IMAGES
Image captionA Nihang, a religious Sikh warrior, holds a flammable cube on his tongue during a religious procession to mark the 413th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India.