Pictures of the Week: February 14 – February 21

Anti government protest in Ukraine
Alexey Furman—EPA
Feb. 19, 2014. Riot police officers stand on Independence Square during on-going anti-government protests in downtown Kiev, Ukraine.

From deadly protests in Ukraine and a series of shocks at the Sochi Olympics to new waxworks of Ronald and Nancy Reagan and the start of Carnival in Rio, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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