Sputnik's traditional weekly photo gallery invites you to see what the most important and eye-catching events across the globe were.
Inspired by William Shakespeare's play, Italian photographer Paolo Roversi invites nine women representing the worlds of cinema, TV, music and art to offer their interpretation of the main character from "Romeo and Juliet" in the 2020 Pirelli calendar.
North Korean media has called the newly opened town the "epitome of modern civilisation." According to the Korean Central News Agency, the town is expected to accommodate 4,000 families.
When people are trying to reach their goal every second, every bit of effort counts – that's why photos from sporting events are so emotional, as we can see athletes going all out, doing their best to achieve victory. Their happiness when they manage to earn success is truly sincere and priceless.
This month was full of events - major festivals and important fashion weeks, violent protests across the world and the approach of the Winter holidays made it really memorable. It is not easy, however, to remember everything important because every day was so eventful.
The World Travel Awards is the most prestigious travel award in the world. This year, there were more than 80 WTA nominations, such as the best hotels, airlines, tour operators, cities, resorts, and attractions. In total, over 1,000 participants were given awards in various categories.
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of pictures that capture the most important and eye-catching events that occurred across the globe during the past seven days.
The word 'cholita' used to be a derogatory term for indigenous or mixed heritage girls but since not so long ago it has gained a positive meaning, characterising strong and proud Bolivian women.
In Russia, the beauty industry is booming, and the country often comes up with something interesting in this field.
The historic museum dating back to 1723 was raided on Monday with several valuable artefacts stolen, including a sword, a string of pearls and 18th-century jewellery.
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music award ceremony created in 1973 by Dick Clark for the ABC television network.
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of pictures that show the most significant and eye-catching events that happened around the world over the past seven days.
Can beauty actually save the world? These beauty pageant winners have moved on to politics, public relations, and socio-political activities.
The tradition of ice bathing in Russia dates back to the 16th century. Orthodox Christians believe that taking a dip in the freezing water on 19 January is an important part of celebrating Epiphany, or Baptism Day, to wash away one's sins.
Although the life of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is shrouded in secrecy, it is still possible to learn some details about him.
Victoria's Secret is by far one of the most famous and successful designers and manufacturers of lingerie and beauty products for women. It is also well-known for its lavish yearly fashion shows, which feature dazzling beauties from around the world, including Russia.
We might not believe it, but 25 years ago the first episode of the super-popular TV show "Friends" was released. Rachel, Ross, Chandler, Joey, Phoebe, and Monica became the favourite characters of millions of viewers.
This November is extremely mild and warm in many regions of the planet, but the heat is over the top when it comes to various events – including mass protests in Chile, Bolivia, Ukraine, Pakistan, and Lebanon. Germany, meanwhile, is celebrating the start of the traditional carnival in Cologne and the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
These hilarious and unexpected wildlife photos by finalists in the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards prove that animals also have a sense of humour.
As 2020 is around the corner, many people are starting to plan their travel schedule to enjoy places they have long been eager to visit. If you're new to travelling or haven't made up your mind yet what places to visit, here's a list of 10 countries that are worth considering.