Photojournalism of the Week: February 22, 2013

A U.S. Marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise at a military base in Chon Buri province
A U.S. Marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise with the Thai Navy as part of the "Cobra Gold 2013" joint military exercise, at a military base in Chon Buri, Thailand.Damir Sagolj is a Reuters staff photographer based in Myanmar. He recently won first prize in the World Press Photo "Daily Life Singles" category. Check out his awesome blog over on the Reuters site.Damir Sagolj/Reuters
Spanish bullfighter "El Cid" is seen through a small window of a door as he performs a pass to a heifer during a "tentadero" at the first International Biennial of bullfighting in Ronda
Spanish bullfighter Manuel Jesus "El Cid" is seen through a small windo as he performs a pass to a heifer during a "tentadero" (a small bullfight to check the bravery of calves and heifers). Jon Nazca is a Reuters staffer based in Spain, see more of his work here.Jon Nazca/Reuters
Palestinian works inside a smuggling tunnel flooded by Egyptian forces beneath the Egyptian-Gaza border in Rafah
A Palestinian works inside a smuggling tunnel flooded by Egyptian forces, beneath the Egyptian-Gaza border in Rafah. Egypt has been steadily trying to stop the two-way smuggling of arms across its borders, by destroying tunnels like these. Ibraheem Abu Mustafa is a photojournalist based in Gaza, working for Reuters.Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters
Boys play on the roof of the entrance to a football stadium in Gao
Boys play on the roof of the entrance to a football stadium in Gao, Mali. Joe Penney is a Reuters staffer based on Mali. See more of his work here.Joe Penney/Reuters
Ruslan, 35, loads blocks of ice onto a truck outside Yakutsk
Ruslan, 35, loads blocks of ice onto a truck outside Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia. The coldest temperatures in the northern hemisphere have been recorded in Sakha, the location of the Oymyakon valley, where according to the United Kingdom Met Office, a temperature of -90 degrees Fahrenheit was registered in 1933. Maxim Shemetov is a Reuters staffer based in Russia. See more of his work in our past round-ups here.Maxim Shemetov/Reuters
Women, who are part of the Sawt al-Haq (Voice of Rights), stand with their weapons as they undergo military training in Aleppo
Women, who are part of the Sawt al-Haq (Voice of Rights), stand with their weapons as they undergo military training in Aleppo, Syria. Muzaffar Salman is a freelance photojournalist working for Reuters in Syria. See more of his work here.Muzaffar Salman/Reuters
A soldier from the Somali National Army (SNA) lies on a bed at an SNA infirmary in Belet Weyne
A soldier from the Somali National Army (SNA) lies on a bed at an SNA infirmary in Belet Weyne, Somalia. Tobin Jones is a freelance photographer based in Eastern Africa. A 2009 graduate of McGill Univeristy, Tobin works in and around Kenya. See more of his work here.REUTERS/Tobin Jones/AU-UN IST PHOTO/Handout
Picture taken with a long exposure shows members of the Vienna State Opera Ballet perform on stage during the choreography "Windspiele" by Patrick de Bana in Vienna
Members of the Vienna State Opera Ballet perform on stage during the choreography "Windspiele" by Patrick de Bana in Vienna, Austria. Herwig Prammer is a Reuters photographer based in Austria. See more work here.Herwig Prammer/Reuters
A swimmer dives into the icy water of the Houhai Lake in central Beijing
A swimmer dives into the icy water of the Houhai Lake in central Beijing, China. Petar Kujundzic has been shooting for Reuters since 1988. He is currently Chief Photographer for Greater China. See more of his incredible work on the Reuters blog.Petar Kujundzic/Reuters
A spectator holding an umbrella takes photographs during the two-men bobsleigh test event at the "Sanki" sliding center in Rosa Khutor
A spectator holding an umbrella takes photographs during the two-men bobsleigh test event at the "Sanki" sliding center in Rosa Khutor, Russia, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Kai Pfaffenbach is a Germany-born photojournalist, who began working for Reuters in 1996, before coming on fulltime in 2001. See more of his work on his Website.Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the second run of the men's Giant Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming
Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the second run of the men's Giant Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria. Dominic Ebenbichler is a Reuters staffer who often photographs sports. See more work on Dominic's personal site.Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters

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