In this handout photo released by Russian Space Agency Roscosmos, a Soyuz-2.1b rocket booster with a Fregat upper stage carrying 36 UK OneWeb satellites blasts off from a launch pad at the Vostochny cosmodrome, some 180 km north of Blagoveschensk, Amur region, Russia. Editorial use only, no archive, no commercial use.
Army soldiers patrol after gunfire erupted, in Beirut, Lebanon. Earlier in the day armed clashes erupted during a protest organized by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and its Shiite allies from the Amal Movement demanding the removal of the judge leading the investigation into last year's massive port explosion. The two groups said their protesters came under fire from snipers deployed over rooftops in the Tayouneh area.
Servicemen of the Russian Navy are seen on the Magadan diesel-electric submarine, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Magadan, the third submarine of the project built for the Russian Pacific Fleet, built at the Admiralty Shipyards of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, was laid down on November 1, 2019, and launched on March 26, 2021.