Five Frames: Best photos of the week


BOSTON — From GlobalPost's editors, a selection of the best pictures of the week.

Russian soldiers, Moscow

Russian soldiers train for a military parade in Moscow, April 8, 2010. Russia will mark the 65th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany with a military parade in Moscow's Red Square on May 9. (Alexander Natruskin/Reuters)

South Sudan elections

A Sudanese Dinka tribeswoman stands on an outcropping of rocks as a storm gathers in the village of Mvolo in Western Equatorial State, April 7, 2010. Voting begins Sunday in elections to determine representation in the national government. (Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters)

Tomb Unknown Soldier, Athends

A presidential guard casts his shadow on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, April 8, 2010. (Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters)

China coal mine

A rescuer, who was working at the Wangjialing coal mine, rests after taking a bath at his living quarters near the mine in northern China's Shanxi province, April 6, 2010. Rescue workers have been pumping water from the mine for more than a week, after workers constructing the mine breached a wall to a nearby flooded shaft. (Jason Lee/Reuters)

Sri Lanka election

A member of the military lowers a Sri Lankan national flag because of an approaching storm in Colombo, April 7, 2010. Sri Lankans voted for a new parliament on Thursday. President Mahinda Rajapaksa appears to have won a second successive resounding victory. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Reuters)

And this week's cute animal bonus:

Lamb, northern Ireland weather

A lamb is given shelter from cold weather in the kitchen of a farm house near Cushendun, County Antrim, April 2, 2010. Severe weather in Northern Ireland has resulted in farmers losing large numbers of newly born lambs and left thousands of homes without electricity. (Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)