One rarely gets the opportunity to witness a battle of nature with people, but the United Arab Emirates is just one place where you can glimpse this phenomenon.
Football fans coming from all over the world to watch FIFA World Cup matches express their feelings about their favorite teams by dressing in colorful t-shirts, wearing flags as capes and painting their faces with their country's team flag.
Fans from all over the world have brought a proper carnival vibe to Russia, which is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup from June 14 till July 15. While the world's best footballers compete on the pitch, their creative fans try to trump each other in the stadiums and streets of 11 cities. Sputnik has picked the most exotic outfits.
Female fans at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia vary greatly: from Russian, European and Latin American beauties to Saudi female football admirers, who were only recently allowed to attend domestic stadiums.
Take a look at the photos of the most important events of the past seven days, which include the opening ceremony of the world's most important football tournament and the Singapore summit, which has resulted in DPRK reaffirming its commitment to denuclearize.
Sputnik has summed up the photo highlights of the opening day of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Representatives of the 32 countries competing in the 2018 World Cup participated in the contest in the German city of Freiburg.
Take a look at how nature has taken possession of sturdy brick houses that now stand abandoned in what was once a flourishing fishing community on a Chinese island.
Folk festivals, concerts and sporting events traditionally take place on this day in cities across Russia, celebrating the day of the adoption of the declaration of state sovereignty.
About 25,000 people visited Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest on June 10, where fans were thrilled by an energetic music line-up ahead of the main football event of the year.
The historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is making not only headlines worldwide, but also spurring creativity within Singapore, where the two are to meet on June 12. Check out Sputnik's gallery to explore how vendors are trying to cash in on the event.
The history of the chief Soviet children's store began on June 6, 1957, when the first Children's World opened in the center of Moscow. Just its name nowadays instills nostalgia in people all across Russia and other former USSR states.
From Guatemala volcano eruption and Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual Q&A session to New York Fashion Week and 'A Star Wars Burlesque Parody' - take a look at this week's event in Sputnik's photo gallery.
Take a look at the ancient city of Daraa, which is located in southeastern Turkey, in Sputnik’s gallery.
Even the Russian far north braces for the FIFA World Cup 2018; in this photo gallery you can see how.
These innovative projects were designed to breathe new life into the Soviet automobile industry, but due to the collapse of the USSR, they never went into serial production.
Stormtroopers, a dangerously seductive Boba Fett, some tantalizing Twi'leks, a delightfully luke-warm Taun Taun, a lady-like Luke Skywalker, the Droids and more characters from the famous saga have resumed dancing in a burlesque show in California.
Their success was global; women at the time struggled to identify with this unattainable ideal of beauty. Let's remember the most famous supermodels at the end of the twentieth century.
On May 31, a thrilling beauty contest, Miss Russian Radio 2018, took place in Moscow, with 30 women competing for the main title. The winner was chosen by a prestigious jury, among which was model and France's former first lady Carla Bruni. Take a look at the lady finalists and the pageant's winner in Sputnik's photo gallery.
From women in swimsuits on the beaches of Monaco and cosplayers from different parts of Europe to Indian protesters dressed in scary costumes and Russian military men in full ammunition - this week explores a cornucopia of faces.
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