News Pictures of The Week - April 14

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A pro-Russian militant holding a bat guards a barricade in front of... News PhotoActivist,Barbed Wire,Barricade,Bestpix,Built Structure,Conflict,Crisis,Donetsk,Helmet,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Obscured Face,Politics,Protest,Protestor,Separatism,Sit-in,UkrainePhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPA pro-Russian militant holding a bat guards a barricade in front of the Donetsk regional administration building on April 8, 2014. Ukraine mounted a counteroffensive on April 8 by vowing to treat the separatists as 'terrorists' and making 70 arrests in a nighttime security sweep, while hundreds of militants remained holed inside the Donetsk administration building a day after proclaiming the creation of an independent 'people's republic' and demanding that an independence referendum be held before May 11. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY (Photo credit should read Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)