Outstanding News in Pictures: August 17, 2011

By | November 30, 2015

On August 17, 2011, two leading politicians of Russia Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin had a full day of go fishing and diving in show of unity on the Volga River. This is one of the most outstanding news in pictures we want to deliver you today.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin had a rare one-day meeting on the Volga River in southern Russia’s Astrakhan region on August 16. . The two leading politicians started their one-day trip with a walk, then did some spin fishing and dived in green wetsuits in the murky waters of the Volga River. Both of them still refused to reveal whether they will run for president next March in 2012.

These images of Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin on holiday in the Astrakhan region of Russia, about 800 miles south of Moscow, on August 16

32-year-old Susanne Eman and her two sons, Brendin do their weekly shopping trip at the local supermarket in Casa Grande, Arizona

Susanne Eman is in the process of trying to become the fattest woman of all time. She is already 50 stone and is aiming to reach a whopping 115 stone by engorging more and more food every day.

The picture captured the anti-gravity yoga class at Om Factory in New York

An activist lying on the ground during a protest in front of the Mexican embassy, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

This man did like that for demanding justice for Julio Fernando Cardona Agustín, a Guatemalan migrant killed on the outskirts of Mexico City after some hours he was arrested by police.

The scence of palm tree race celebrating 66th anniversary of Indonesia’s Independence Day in Jakarta on August 17


Priests attend the Catholic Church’s World Youth Day opening mass at Madrid’s Cibeles Square ahead of the Pope’s visit


The Basketball Arena at the London 2012 Olympic Park is seen during a test event between Serbia and Croatia


This is three-year-old Mariam Jele having her father wash her hair in a camp for Somalis displaced by drought and famine in Mogadishu



Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin go fishing on Volga


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Mary Rose is currently a lecturer on society. In her free time, Mary is fond of joining social activities. Her goal is to provide up-to-date news and articles on society and culture.