LensThe Week in Photos March 8 2014The Daily Beast03.08.14LensThe Week in Photos March 8 2014From the colors of Carnival and the Oscars to the turmoil rattling Ukraine and Crimea, a look at the most compelling photos of the last seven days.The Daily Beast03.08.14 9:15 AM ETCarlos Jasso/ReutersPanama CityMarch 5, 2014 A reveler wearing a costume in the Brazilian national flag colors arrives to participate in the annual Carnival parade in Panama City. Ed Wray/GettyCipacing, IndonesiaMarch 4, 2014 The son of the owner of an air rifle shop walks past air rifles on display at the shop. Sean Gallup/GettyPerevalne, UkraineMarch 2, 2014 Soldiers who were among several hundred that took up positions around a Ukrainian military base stand near the base's periphery in Crimea. Adrees Latif/ReutersHollywoodMarch 2, 2014 Covered Oscar statues rest under a tent, to guard against rain, along the red carpet ahead of the 86th Academy Awards. Paulo Whitaker/ReutersSao Paulo, BrazilMarch 2, 2014 Revelers from the Academicos do Tatuape samba school take part in the special group category of the annual Carnival parade. Nathaniel Wilder/ReutersWillow, AlaskaMarch 3, 2014 Justin Savidis' dogs await the lineup in the musher lot before the official restart of the Iditarod dog sled race. Vasily Fedosenko/ReutersSimferopol, UkraineMarch 2, 2014 Ukrainian servicemen carry mattresses on the territory of a military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol. Stephane Mahe/ReutersParisMarch 4, 2014 A model presents a creation by German designer Karl Lagerfeld as part of his Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear collection for French fashion house Chanel at the Grand Palais, which was transformed into a "Chanel Shopping Center" during Paris Fashion Week. ReutersCaracas, VenezuelaMarch 3, 2014 Anti-government protesters fling a tear gas canister thrown by national guard troops during a demonstration against Nicolas Maduro's government. Mark Blinch/ReutersNiagara Falls, OntarioMarch 3, 2014 A partially frozen Niagara Falls is seen from the American side during sub-freezing temperatures. Omar Sobhani/ReutersKabul, AfghanistanMarch 3, 2014 Afghan youth laborers work along a street during a rainy day in Kabul. Stephane Mahe/ReutersParisMarch 2, 2014 Singer Rihanna poses before the Givenchy Fall/Winter 2014-2015 women's ready-to-wear fashion show during Paris Fashion Week. Scott Olson/GettyKandahar, AfghanistanMarch 2, 2014 Cpl. Matthew Moebes from Decatur, Ala., with the U.S. Army's 4th squadron 2nd Cavalry Regiment, walks toward a village during a joint patrol with soldiers from the Afghan National Army. ReutersDonetsk, UkraineMarch 3, 2014 A woman looks through a damaged entrance door as pro-Russian demonstrators hold a rally outside the regional government building in Donetsk. China Daily China Daily Inform/ReutersHeihe, ChinaMarch 5, 2014 A frontier soldier from the People's Liberation Army jumps through a ring of fire as part of training. Simon Williams/ASPGold Coast, AustraliaMarch 4, 2014 Sally Fitzgibbons of Australia in action as she advances into the quarterfinals of the Roxy Pro Gold Coast at Snapper Rocks. Matt Cardy/GettySalisbury, EnglandMarch 4, 2014 Young probationers, the trainee choristers of Salisbury Cathedral Choir, flip pancakes to mark Shrove Tuesday outside the west front of the 13th-century cathedral. Buda Mendes/GettyRio de JaneiroMarch 4, 2014 A member of Unidos da Tijuca Samba School during their parade at 2014 Brazilian Carnival at Sapucai Sambadrome.