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The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia came to an end with a fireworks-filled closing ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP/Getty Images

In this image taken with a slow shutter speed, a piano player performs during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David J. Phillip / Associated Press

Police and activists struggle in Moscow at a demonstration that arose after a judge convicted antigovernment protesters of rioting during a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI CHIRIKOV / EPA

A memorial in Kiev, Ukraine commemorates the deaths of antigovernment demonstrators who were killed in clashes with police last week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

A star-spangled night sky is seen over the river Havel in Guelpe, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP/Getty Images

A Belarus Interior Ministry special forces officer offers encouragement during a competition marking the Defenders of the Fatherland Day outside of Minsk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP/Getty Images

A man injured by a gunshot during a raid more than two weeks ago waits to be cleaned and dressed in the main ward of a dispensary run by Germany-based humanitarian organization Sign of Hope, in Nyal, South Sudan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP

A motorcycle driver, left, argues with an antigovernment demonstrator in Caracas, Venezuela.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rodrigo Abd / Associated Press

Two tourists sit and feed rabbits at Okunoshima Island in Takehara, Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris McGrath / Getty Images

A protester seems to enjoy a rally intending to shutdown work at the Ministry of Science and Technology in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPA

Michael Anthony Jr. strikes a pose while being photographed standing on the Smithsonian Channel's Aerial America display, which features a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon in a 3-D pavement artwork series, as artist Kurt Wenner works on his latest sidewalk creation at the Grove in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Justirio Camacho, 67, of Echo Park protests in front of Los Angeles City Hall, where several organizations gathered Saturday to advocate immigration reform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

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Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Russia with fireworks exploding around the Fisht Olympic Stadium at the end of the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. More Photos. In the capital, riot police detain activists during a demonstration against the guilty verdicts for activists that took part in an anti-Putin demonstration a day before his inauguration on the third presidential term in May 2012.

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Add stops in Germany, Belarus, Los Angeles and South Sudan to round out the report.

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