The Week in Photos: From Russian Tanks in Moscow to a Solar Eclipse Across North America

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
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A woman celebrates the World Day of Laziness in Itagui, Colombia, on August 20th, 2017.

A woman celebrates the World Day of Laziness in Itagui, Colombia, on August 20th, 2017.

People watch the solar eclipse at Saluki Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University on August 21st, 2017, in Carbondale, Illinois. Although much of it was covered by a cloud, with approximately 2 minutes 40 seconds, the area in southern Illinois experienced the longest duration of totality during the eclipse.

People watch the solar eclipse at Saluki Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University on August 21st, 2017, in Carbondale, Illinois. Although much of it was covered by a cloud, with approximately 2 minutes 40 seconds, the area in southern Illinois experienced the longest duration of totality during the eclipse.

Russian T-90 tanks take position before firing in Kubinka Patriot Park outside Moscow on August 22nd, 2017, during the first day of the Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum.

Russian T-90 tanks take position before firing in Kubinka Patriot Park outside Moscow on August 22nd, 2017, during the first day of the Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum.

A street vendor stretches as she waits for customers along a street in Manila on August 23rd, 2017.

A street vendor stretches as she waits for customers along a street in Manila on August 23rd, 2017.

People attend a candlelight vigil for victims of drug addiction on August 24th, 2017, in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. Dozens of Staten Island residents attended the evening vigil which celebrated the lives and gave remembrance to those that have died from drug addiction.

People attend a candlelight vigil for victims of drug addiction on August 24th, 2017, in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. Dozens of Staten Island residents attended the evening vigil which celebrated the lives and gave remembrance to those that have died from drug addiction.

Lightning strikes in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 25th, 2017, during a summer rain storm.

Lightning strikes in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 25th, 2017, during a summer rain storm.

Take a look at other photos from our Viewfinder series here.

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