Photojournalism of the Week: July 27, 2012

Soldiers jump as they take part during a military training session in muddy water at a military base in Jinan, Shandong province
Chinese Soldiers jump into muddy water as part of a military training session at a base in Jinan, Shandong province of China.China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC / Reuters
An indigenous child swims in the Sao Miguel River during the "Meeting of Traditional Cultures of Chapada dos Veadeiros" in a multiethnic village in Goias
An indigenous child swims in the Sao Miguel River during the "Meeting of Traditional Cultures of Chapada dos Veadeiros," an annual event that celebrates the intersection between traditional and modern Brazilian culture. Ueslei Marcelino is a Reuters staff photographer based in Brazil. He began his career working for a local paper, followed by a national news magazine, before joining Reuters in 2010. See more of his work on the Reuters blog.Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
A tourist volcano surfs down slopes of Cerro Negro volcano in Leon, northwest from Managua
A tourist "surfs" down the slopes of the Cerro Negro volcano, one of the most active in Nicaragua. Oswaldo Rivas has been a photographer with Reuters since 1997 based out of Nicaragua.Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters
Divers train before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Divers train before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Tim Wimborne is Reuters' chief Australian and New Zealand photographer and has been with the company since 2003. While he is currently off covering the Olympic games, he was very recently embedded in Afghanistan. See more of his incredible work here, including a view of all the gear he is using to cover the 2012 Games. You can also keep up to date with his assignments by following him on Twitter.Tim Wimborne/Reuters
Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers place sandbags to block a breaching dyke after heave rainfalls hit the Fangshan district of Beijing
Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers place sandbags to block a breaching dyke after heavy rainfalls hit the Fangshan district of Beijing.Stringer China/Reuters
Romania's Daniela Dodean looks at the ball as she serves during a table tennis practice session at the ExCel venue before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Romania's Daniela Dodean serves the ball during a London 2012 Olympic table tennis practice session. Dominic Ebenbichler is a Reuters staffer covering the 2012 Olympic Games. See more of his work on his personal site.Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters
A boy plays in a fountain in Tbilisi
A boy plays in a fountain in Tbilisi, Georgia. David Mdzinarishvili is a Reuters staffer based in Georgia. Keep up to date with his assignments by following him on Twitter.David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters
Muslims attend a mass prayer session "Tarawih" marking the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in a mosque in Makassar of Indonesia's South Sulawesi province
Muslims attend a mass prayer session marking the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in a mosque located in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province. Yusuf Ahmad is a stringer working for Reuters out of Indonesia.Yusuf Ahmad/Reuters
People walk at sunset past a section of the former Berlin Wall near a construction site in Berlin
People walk past a section of the former Berlin Wall in Germany. Thomas Peter is a Reuters staffer based in Berlin. Check out more of his work on his blog here.Thomas Peter/Reuters
Clinton delivers the keynote address at a symposium on ending genocide, at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the keynote address at a symposium on ending genocide at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. Jonathan Ernst is a Reuters staff photographer. Check out more of his incredible work on his personal site.Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Artist Pavlensky, a supporter of jailed members of female punk band "Pussy Riot" looks on with his mouth sewed up as he protests outside the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg
Artist Pyotr Pavlensky, a supporter of jailed members of female punk band "Pussy Riot", looks on with his mouth sewed up as part of a protest outside the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia.Handout/Reuters

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