Lonely Planet, the world's largest publisher of travel guides, has recently released a book dedicated to the top 60 most beautiful and interesting national parks in Europe.
On May 21 the Russian Pacific Fleet celebrates its 286th anniversary.
From the opening ceremony of the 70th Cannes Film Festival in France and the coronation of the new Miss USA to protests in Greece and the "Abinskaya Riviera" hot air balloon festival in Russia – take a look at this week’s events in Sputnik’s photo gallery.
Units of the anti-aircraft missile regiment responsible for the air defense of the country’s capital took part in combat duty exercises in Moscow Region. S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems and the Pantsir-S short to medium range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon systems were deployed during the training.
The famous guests of this prestigious event and their haute couture outfits have always attracted public attention from around the world. Take a look at Sputnik’s selection of photos of actresses and models who attended the Cannes Film Festival in different years in garments that leave little to the imagination.
Russian and Syrian Marines held joint drills in the eastern Syrian port of Tartus on April 20.
The Miss USA 2017 ceremony took place in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 14, for the second year in a row.
The ‘One Belt, One Road’ International forum is being held in Beijing. Dozens of heads of state and government are gathered in the Chinese capital.
The Moscow Metro, Russia's first and most extensive rapid transit system, holds a train parade to commemorate its 82nd anniversary.
Vladimir Putin, Russian president and staunch sports fan, scored seven goals in a Night Hockey League game in the southern resort city of Sochi.
Take a look at the first lady of the French Republic in Sputnik's gallery.
Take a look at how Russian cities celebrate the Victory Day in Sputnik's gallery.
Take a look at Soviet women who fought during the Great Partiotic War in Sputnik's gallery.
New Zealand police published a photo of their cutest employee - Constable Elliott. A guinea pig dressed in a police uniform is set to remind drivers of the importance of safe driving, especially near schools.
In Summer 2017 the first Kamov Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters are expected to be delivered to foreign buyers for the first time. So far these war machines have only been employed by Russian Aerospace Forces.
From the riots which erupted during the May Day rallies in Paris to the Victory Day parade rehearsal in Moscow, the Met Gala 2017 in New York and protests in Venezuela – take a look at this week’s events in Sputnik’s photo gallery.
A dedicated enthusiast named Maksim Svekla who lives in the village of Bolshoi Oyesh in Russia's Novosibirsk Region builds full-scale replicas of iconic WII military vehicles.
With military and political agendas dominating recent headlines about China, it is easy to forget that there is another, softer side to this country.
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