The shores of Lake Vistonida in Greece were transformed into a truly surreal landscape as they became blanketed in massive spider webs.
This Sputnik's weekly photo gallery gives you a glimpse of what's been going on in different corners of the world during the past seven days.
The majority of potential travelers today see traveling by train not as a means to an end, but rather as an unusual journey with unconventional tourist attraction.
Despite hard work and sometimes harsh conditions, these women manage to keep their charm, good nature and liveliness. To celebrate their work and improve their lives across the world, the United Nations has declared the International Day of Rural Women in mid-October. We pay them a tribute with our gallery.
While users all over the world are flooding social media with signature selfies in leaf crowns and autumn picnic shots, we have picked the best panoramic photos capturing this season's fading beauty. Warning: you are going to be exposed to lots of rustic yellow and red colors.
Miss Earth is the youngest of the well-known beauty contests. It sets itself apart from the rest in that all of the participants present international environmental projects.
One of the main objectives behind creating new scientific developments is to actively implement new technologies in practice and introduce them to enterprises. This inextricable link between science and technology also forms the foundation of the Russian system of higher education.
Dangerous paths and mountain passes have always attracted thrill seekers mainly due to the unprecedented rush of adrenaline and breathtaking views from the tops of such inaccessible places.
World Post Day is celebrated on October 9, on the day of the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), which was formed in 1874 in Switzerland.
These enormously bright and charming women are relatively petite in size, but the sky's definitely no limit for them. Their various talents have brought these ladies into the limelight with blockbuster movies, platinum albums and record-breaking Instagram bases.
Gigantic rock formations, exotic beaches, geothermal spas, mountain arches and mysterious caves- take a gander at some of the most famous landmarks featured in this photo gallery compiled by Sputnik.
Most people love to dance. Perhaps it's in our DNA, as the language of dance predates the written word and is known by all cultures. For some people, dancing is the meaning of life.
This Sputnik’s weekly photo gallery offers you a glimpse of what’s been going on in various corners of the world during the past seven days.
The Paris Motor Show will be remembered not only for its loud premieres, but also for the fact that this year’s show was ignored by Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Jeep, Ford, Opel, Nissan, Volvo, Mazda, Infiniti, Mitsubishi and Subaru.
More than 6,000 guests from over 70 countries will attend the economic forum, with leading energy industry companies coming from Austria, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, Libya, Saudi Arabia, the United States, and France, among others.
The adorable event featuring the little canine athletes took place in Huntington Beach, California for the tenth time with solo surfing, two-dog surfing and human/dog surfing competitions.
Architects design beautiful and unusual things, leaving masterpieces for future generations that will be stunned by the skill and imagination of the outstanding creators.
Covered with snow and enduring extremely low temperatures for many months, Mother Russia still puts on some bright colors during the short, but picturesque autumn. Get to know this side of the Russian nature in our gallery.
Peruse this week's gallery compiled for you by Sputnik and see what happened around the world during the past seven days.
A series of sculptures resembling human figures had been condemned by local Muslim authorities who claimed that the British artist depicted the bodies in a non-Islamic way.
The fact of registration and authorization of users on Sputnik websites via users’ account or accounts on social networks indicates acceptance of these rules.
Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. Users are obliged to speak respectfully to the other participants in the discussion, readers and individuals referenced in the posts.
The websites’ administration has the right to delete comments made in languages other than the language of the majority of the websites’ content.
In all language versions of the sputniknews.com websites any comments posted can be edited.
A user comment will be deleted if it:
The administration has the right to block a user’s access to the page or delete a user’s account without notice if the user is in violation of these rules or if behavior indicating said violation is detected.
Users can initiate the recovery of their account / unlock access by contacting the moderators at email@example.com
The letter must contain:
If the moderators deem it possible to restore the account / unlock access, it will be done.
In the case of repeated violations of the rules above resulting in a second block of a user’s account, access cannot be restored.
To contact the team of moderators, write to firstname.lastname@example.org