Pictures of the Week: February 1 – February 8

Masha, an 11 year-old bear from a travelling circus troupe based in Moscow, practises a tightrope walking act during rehearsals at the Circus on Fontanka in St.Petersburg
Alexander Demianchuk—Reuters
February 1, 2013. Masha, an 11 year-old bear from a traveling circus troupe based in Moscow, practices a tightrope walking act during rehearsals at the Circus on Fontanka in St. Petersburg, Russia.

From Chicago gun violence and the exhumed body of Richard III to the world’s first “bionic man” and a bear walking a tightrope, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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