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Protesters try to pull down a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin during a rally on the central square of eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, 28 September 2014.

Police clash with students during a protest outside the Central Government Offices and Legislative Council complex in Hong Kong, China, 28 September 2014.

Pope Francis (R) greets Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (L) prior to leading the Holy Mass for the Elderly in Saint Peter`s square in Vatican City, Vatican, 28 September 2014.

Gold medalist team Bulgaria cheer their supporters on the podium, after the all-around group programme at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Izmir, Turkey 27 September 2014.

A local fire brigade blocks the road to Mt. Ontake (rear), the 3,067-meter volcano, about 230km west of Tokyo, central Japan, 28 September 2014 as white smoke rises after eruption.

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Visitors enjoy a ride on a fun fair ride at the 181st Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.

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A Day At The Races

1 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

2 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

3 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

4 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

5 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

6 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

Osella Soapbox Race Car - third place

7 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

8 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

9 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The winners Highkarus 120

10 of 36 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 20:38

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

The Red Bull Soapbox Race Sofia 2014 took place on September 28 at the city's boulevard Cherni Vrah.

The non-motorised racing event that challenges both experienced racers and amateurs alike to design and build outrageous, human-powered soapbox dream machines included 59 teams who competed for speed, presentation and original car designs.

The first place went to the Highkarus 120 team, second came the bright yellow Recycle Bin and third was Osella Soapbox Race Car.

The first prize would take the Highkarus 120 team to a the Red Bull Cliff Diving event in Rio de Janeiro, the second prize is a trip to Hangar 7 in Salzburg and the third team wins tickets to the Night of the Jumps show in Sofia.

Photos: Hristina Dimitrova

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