Photos of the Day: Vladimir Putin and Burning Candles
A woman takes pictures as birds sit along a rusted top section of the border wall near the beach.
Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP
Members of a family light candles to celebrate Christmas. Orthodox Christians use the old Julian calendar instead of the 17th-century Gregorian one, and therefore celebrate Christmas on 7 January
Photograph: Tofik Babayev/AFP/Getty
Deacons and a priest perform the Beza Kulu ceremony around Bete Mariam (St Mary’s church) during Orthodox Christmas celebrations
Photograph: J Countess/Getty