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    • What Instagram Would Have Looked Like in the USSR
      Last update: 13:10 10.12.2016
      13:10 10.12.2016

      What Instagram Would Have Looked Like in the USSR

      Instagram made square pictures popular in 2010, but in fact the square format had been around for over a century. In the USSR, both amateur and professional photographers used 120 film to capture everyday life.

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    • This Week in Pictures
      Last update: 13:41 09.12.2016
      13:41 09.12.2016

      This Week in Pictures

      From the plane crash in Pakistan and the Russian field hospital destroyed by rebel shelling, to the Fashion Awards 2016 in London and the Grand Prix Royal Canin 2016 cat show in Moscow — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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    • Shooting Stars: Ten Most Popular Actors and Actresses of the Year
      Last update: 15:37 08.12.2016
      15:37 08.12.2016

      Shooting Stars: Ten Most Popular Actors and Actresses of the Year

      IMDb, the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, published its list of the ten most popular Hollywood actors and actresses. Its rating system is based on IMDb page views received in 2016 – each page was visited by more than 250 million unique visitors from around the world per month.



    • Has the US coped with being a world leader since the collapse of the USSR?
      Last update: 17:14 08.12.2016
      17:14 08.12.2016

      US Did Poor Job as Global Leader After Dissolution of Soviet Union

      According to a Sputnik.Polls survey, the majority of people in Germany (69%), France (55%) and Italy (51%) believe that the United States did a poor job as the only superpower and global leader after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.

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    • Plane Crash in Columbia
      Last update: 17:30 29.11.2016
      17:30 29.11.2016

      Plane Crash in Colombia

      A plane, operated by the Lamia Corporation airline, was carrying 81 people including the Brazilian Chapecoense Real football team when it crashed on November 29 in northwestern Colombia. According to official reports, six people were hospitalized after surviving the crash.

    • US 'War on Terror' in Numbers
      Last update: 14:25 18.11.2016
      14:25 18.11.2016

      US 'War on Terror' in Numbers

      Following the 9/11 terrorist attack the US declared a "war on terror," which included the invasion of a number of Middle East countries. Check out Sputnik's infographic to learn more.



    • Fair and Square
      Last update: 17:50 09.12.2016
      17:50 09.12.2016

      Fair and Square

      The second part of the report on the alleged doping abuse in Russia was released by the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) commission led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren on Friday.

    • Adding Fuel to the Fire
      Last update: 18:15 08.12.2016
      18:15 08.12.2016

      Adding Fuel to the Fire

      For decades, Washington has provided assistance to Tibetans in exile, which has long been of particular concern for Beijing.

    • advice
      Last update: 19:46 07.12.2016
      19:46 07.12.2016

      Ask Barack

      Preparing to leave office, US President Barack Obama finally admitted his country's role in the emergence of Daesh and...and unexpectedly gave advice to Donald Trump.



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