Taliban (terrorist organization, banned in Russia) militants are seen in the street of Mehtarlam, the capital of Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban offensive across Afghanistan was completed on August 15 by the seizure of Kabul. Ashraf Ghani resigned from the presidential post and left the country. The movement declared the end of the years-long war.
Сonstruction workers and drillers build a support for the construction of the Vysokogorsky automobile bridge across the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia. The 1,196-meter-long bridge is being built north of the confluence of the Angara River with the Yenisei River for stable year-round automobile communication.