Top photos of the day: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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From the archives:Bears player William “Refrigerator” Perry emerges from a van after giving blood and having x-rays taken at Halas Hall on May 20, 1986. | Sun-Times file photo

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

Women take part in the anti-war rally in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk. Russia has withdrawn all its forces at least 10 kilometres (six miles) from the border with Ukraine, a top Ukrainian border guard official. | Getty Images

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales hammers in a peg with a giant mallet as he visits the woodwork department at the centre for applied science and technology at Holland College in Charlottetown, Canada. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are on a four day visit to Canada. | Getty Images

A man looks at DVD’s at a shop in Akihabara, Electric Town in Tokyo, Japan. Akihabara gained the nickname Akihabara Electric Town after World War II as it became a mecca for household electronic goods. Today Akihabara has become a major Tokyo tourist attraction and Otaku cultural center. Otaku is a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests and is often associated with the anime and manga movements. The district is cluttered with stores specializing in anime, video games, manga, collectibles and maid cafes. | Getty Images

A member of the public walks past a UKIP European Parliament election poster in Glasgow, Scotland. Recent polls have given conflicting forecasts on how UKIP will fare in this Thursday’s European elections, with ComRes putting the party out in front and ICM showing the party slipping to third. | Getty Images

Japanese children dressed in traditional festival costumes as perform Taiko drum on the huge paper doll cart of historical figure during the Mikuini annual festival in Sakai, Japan. The annual festival is attended by thousands of visitors. During the festival people dressed in traditional Japanese costumes pull carts carrying 6 meter high dolls of Japanese historical figures through the narrow streets. The origins of the festival are unclear but its history can be traced back more than 250 years. | Getty Images

The Red Arrow’s practice ahead of their 2014 season at RAF Akrotiri in Limassol, Cyprus. The Red Arrows are training at RAF Akrotiri ahead of their 50th display season.The annual two month training at the base is known as Exercise Springhawk and the team fly three times a day, five days a week, to practice their performance. | Getty Images

A woman disassemble the rubble of the destroyed shop building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk. Russia has withdrawn all its forces at least 10 kilometres (six miles) from the border with Ukraine, a top Ukrainian border guard official. | Getty Images

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