Contest Directions:Create images of something that happened in the news during September 17 - 23, 2012. The submission span for this weekly "News in pictures" contest are open for the whole 7 days - Monday through Sunday, followed by a day for voting (next Monday).
Now you can chop and submit news as soon as it happens, without waiting for a weekend.
News in Pictures contest now has double jackpots: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $6, 3rd place: $4, 4th place: $2.
In the Creator's Comments, it is mandatory to link to a news story. You should use this format to make a link:
Keep the BLACK as is, replace GREEN with the link, and replace the RED with the news story title.
Wanderer Leader of the nation Vladimir Putin flew a motorized hang glider to lead a flock of young Siberian white cranes in flight, a characteristic stunt for Russia's action-man, animal-loving president. By tradition all characters got an invitation to the Kremlin. Rooster & other animals were invited as extras (64%).