A protester waves the national flag as police officers guard the Parliament building in downtown Athens, Greece. The Greek parliament on Friday ratified the so-called Prespa agreement between Athens and Skopje to rename the Republic of Macedonia to the Republic of Northern Macedonia. The agreement aimed to resolve the longstanding dispute between the two countries and is supposed to lift the veto on Macedonian entry to the European Union and NATO.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Leningrad's siege at the Piskaryovskoe Memorial Cemetery in St. Petersburg, Russia. The siege of Leningrad began on September 8, 1941, and lasted until January 27, 1944.
A venezuelan flag waves as Juan Guaido, self-proclaimed Interim President of Venezuela, talks during a meeting with the media and supporters in Caracas, Venezuela. On January 22, the opposition-run Venezuelan National Assembly adopted a statement declaring President Maduro an usurper. On January 23, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the country's Interim President at a mass rally in Caracas, and U.S. President Donald Trump has recognized Guaido as Venezuela's Interim President.
The Siberian tiger Amur rests at the Primorsky safari park, outside Artyom, Primorsky krai region, Russia. Amur is widely known in Russia due to his friendship with goat Timur who was placed in Amur's enclosure as a live prey, instead, the two established a rapport and become inseparable.
The bear cub Masha rests at its enclosure after arriving at the rehabilitation centre in Kaluga, Russia. Volunteers found a weak and malnourished 11-month-old bear cub in the Kamchatka region. Masha recovered and fattened up and now is taken to the rehabilitation centre in Kaluga.
A protestor wearing yellow vest walks through smoke during the "yellow vests" rally in Paris, France. So-called yellow vest protests — named after the obligatory attribute of French cars — started in mid-November and have evolved into a large-scale movement against government policies and rising living costs.
Russian soldiers dressed in the Soviet military uniform take part in a rehearsal of the parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the siege of Leningrad at the Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia. The siege of Leningrad began on September 8, 1941 and lasted till January, 27 1944.