Photojournalism of the Week: July 6, 2012

A protester sprays tear gas at riot police in front of the Ukrainian House in central Kiev. Clashes began after a bill was introduced that would allow for the use of the Russian language in official settings in various regions of the Ukraine. Efrem Lukatsky is an AP staffer covering conflict in both Eastern Europe and the Middle East. See more of his mages on his Website.AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky
Spain's Torres celebrates with his daughter Nora after defeating Italy to win the Euro 2012 final soccer match at the Olympic stadium in Kiev
Spain's Fernando Torres (L) celebrates with his daughter Nora after defeating Italy to win the Euro 2012 final soccer match. 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. You can also keep up to date with his assignments by checking out his Reuters blog.Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
A woman sits with her child in a boat during heavy rains at a flooded village in Kurigram
A woman sits with her child in a boat during heavy rains in a flooded village in Kurigram, Bangladesh. Andrew Biraj is a Reuters staff photographer based out of Dhaka, Bangladesh and the winner of a 2011 World Press Photo award. According to his Lightstalkers page, "he often focuses on the people living on the fringe from the social, political and environmental perspectives," in the region.Andrew Biraj/Reuters
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Swimmer Dara Torres dives at the start of the women's 50-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska. Mark Humphrey is a US-based sports photographer for the Associated Press.AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
Israeli boys warm up before a fight during Israel's National Youth Boxing Championship, held in the village of Arabe. Boxing provides a unique chance for young Arab and Jewish competitors to meet in the ring as equals. Oded Balilty is an Associated Press staff photographer and the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. Check out his iconic winning image here. You can also see his past appearance in our weekly round-up here.AP Photo/Oded Balilty
Fireworks light up the sky against the backdrop of a full moon during a Fourth of July celebration in Kansas City, Kansas. Charlie Riedel is an Associated Press staff photographer based in Kansas/Missouri.AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Firefighter Alex Abols monitors fire on the north flank of the Fontenelle Fire outside Big Piney, Wyoming
Firefighter Alex Abols monitors flames on the north flank of the Fontenelle Fire outside Big Piney, Wyoming. Over 800 firefighters are working 15-hour shifts battling the fire that has exceeded 56,000 acres. Jim Urquhart is a freelance photographer working for Reuters out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Check out more of his work on his Website.Jim Urquhart/Reuters
Nastia Liukin prepares for her routine on the balance beam during the preliminary round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Gregory Bull has been a photographer with the Associated Press for 15 years. Keep up to date with his daily assignments by following him on Twitter.AP Photo/Gregory Bull
Brazil's Corinthians fans cheer after the Copa Libertadores beat the Argentina's Boca Juniors 3-1 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Andre Penner is a photographer working for the Associated press out of Brazil.AP Photo/Andre Penner
An Indian boy jumps during a high tide on the shore of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India. Rafiq Maqbool is an Associated Press staffer based in Kashmir region of India. Check out more of his work in our past round-ups here and here. You can also keep up to date with him by following his Twitter.AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
Sergeant Austin Craig lies down next to his weapon while preparing for an early morning patrol inside Combat Outpost Nangalam in the Pech River Valley
Sergeant Austin Craig from the 4th Platoon, Dagger Company of the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment lays down next to his weapon while preparing for an early morning patrol inside the Pech River Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar province. Lucas Jackson is a New York-based Reuters photographer currently covering the conflict in Afghanistan. See some of his past work over on the Reuters blog. And check out his image in last week's round-up here.Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Spectators watch the start of the first stage of the Tour de France in Liege, Belgium. Christophe Ena is an Associated Press staff photographer based out of France. He frequently shoots sporting events for the AP, most recently the French Open, in addition to covering general news and politics in the region.AP Photo/Christophe Ena

Be sure to check out our archive of past Photojournalism of the Week galleries, where you will find more great work.