Pictures of the Week: June 14 – June 21

Smuggled bear paws are seen at the China-Russia border in Manzhouli
Reuters
June 15, 2013. Chinese authorities display bear paws after 213 were seized from two Russian smugglers in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia. Some in China consider the paws a delicacy.

From riots in Brazil and the Miami Heat’s NBA triumph to 213 bear paws smuggled across the Chinese border and a cat that’s running for mayor, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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