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    • Celebrated in the Streets: Politicians Immortalized by Striking Graffiti Images
      Last update: 19:34 26.03.2017
      19:34 26.03.2017

      Celebrated in the Streets: Politicians Immortalized by Striking Graffiti Images

      The art of graffiti permeates all spheres of our life, and organically embraces politics as well. Legendary figures are immortalized by street artists which underscores their role in history.

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    • Life Through 'Challenge': Best of the 6th Hamdan International Photography Award
      Last update: 15:43 25.03.2017
      15:43 25.03.2017

      Life Through 'Challenge': Best of the 6th Hamdan International Photography Award

      The main theme of the sixth annual Hamdan International Photography Award was 'Challenge'. "This choice of category is meant to provoke photographers’ inner thoughts and life impressions in search for the visuals that give expression to the meaning of challenge as they understand it from their own experience," the contest's organizers stated.

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    • This Week in Pictures
      Last update: 12:36 24.03.2017
      12:36 24.03.2017

      This Week in Pictures

      From the protest march in Paris and the muslim fashion in Moscow, to the airstrike in Syria's Jobar and US-Romanian joint exercises — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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    • Top Ten Best and Worst Places to Live in 2017
      Last update: 15:18 23.03.2017
      15:18 23.03.2017

      Top Ten Best and Worst Places to Live in 2017

      Mercer, the world's largest human resources consulting company, has recently published its 19th annual rankings, naming the world’s best and the worst cities to live in.

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    • World Water Day: Earth’s Most Beautiful Waterfalls
      Last update: 16:25 22.03.2017
      16:25 22.03.2017

      World Water Day: Earth's Most Beautiful Waterfalls

      As World Water Day is celebrated all over the globe on Wednesday, take a look at mesmerizing images of well-known and not so famous waterfalls, gifted to us by Mother Nature.

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    • Spring Has Sprung Around the World
      Last update: 15:25 21.03.2017
      15:25 21.03.2017

      Spring Has Sprung Around the World

      Though spring kicked off in the northern hemisphere on March 1, for many the season begins on March 20, marking the spring equinox - the astronomical beginning of spring. On an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal duration all over the planet.

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    • Demi Gods of Fitness: Body Building Championship Held in Russia
      Last update: 19:06 20.03.2017
      19:06 20.03.2017

      Demi Gods of Fitness: Body Building Championship Held in Russia

      A body building and bikini fitness championship was held in two Russian cities where participants showed off their muscular, fit bodies. Sputnik presents photos from the event. In case you were postponing your trip to the gym this might serve as a motivation.

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    • Rock and Roll Legend: A Tribute to Chuck Berry
      Last update: 20:37 19.03.2017
      20:37 19.03.2017

      Rock and Roll Legend: A Tribute to Chuck Berry

      Legendary American guitarist, singer and songwriter Charles Edward Anderson Berry, better known throughout the world as Chuck Berry, passed away on March 18, 2017 at the age of 90.

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    • Threat From the Deep: Deadly Might of Russia's Submarine Fleet
      Last update: 17:00 19.03.2017
      17:00 19.03.2017

      Sentinels of the Deep: Deadly Might of Russia's Submarine Fleet

      March 19 is observed annually in Russia as the Day of the Submariner.

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    • Aquatic Fairytale: A Moscow School Teaches Women How to Become Mermaids
      Last update: 17:00 18.03.2017
      17:00 18.03.2017

      Aquatic Fairytale: A Moscow School Teaches Women How to Become Mermaids

      A swimming school in Moscow offers to teach women to glide through the water like fairytale mermaids.

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    • This Week in Pictures
      Last update: 14:40 17.03.2017
      14:40 17.03.2017

      This Week in Pictures

      From the colorful annual Holi festival in India and Purim celebrations in Israel, to a tank biathlon in Russia and the excavation of an ancient statue of an Egyptian pharaoh — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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    • Airtight: Russian MiG-31 Interceptor Jets Practice Defending the Sky Frontier
      Last update: 14:28 16.03.2017
      14:28 16.03.2017

      Airtight: Russian MiG-31 Interceptor Jets Practice Defending the Sky Frontier

      A group of MiG-31 interceptor jets of the Russian Pacific Fleet flew over 2,200 kilometers to participate in drills in the Far East.

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    • Last update: 15:31 15.03.2017
      15:31 15.03.2017

      Colorful Fabric, Luxurious Gowns, Nose Studs: Syrian Kurds Showcase Traditional Attire at Fashion Show

      Syrian Kurds hit the catwalk on March 10, 2017, to demonstrate traditional Kurdish attire during a fashion show. The show was sponsored by a local political party and featured 15 women and seven men modelling a range of traditional attire.

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    • Last update: 18:18 14.03.2017
      18:18 14.03.2017

      Beautiful Open-Air Museum in Russia’s Karelia

      The Kizhi Museum is one of the largest open-air museums in Russia. This historical, cultural and natural complex is one of a kind and is a significant part of Russian cultural heritage.

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    • Old and Fashioned: Nicholas II Vintage Cars on Display in Moscow
      Last update: 12:19 13.03.2017
      12:19 13.03.2017

      Old and Fashioned: Nicholas II Vintage Cars on Display in Moscow

      The ‘First Motors of Russia’ exhibition represents cars from Tsar Nicholas II’s collection. Nicholas II had the largest car fleet among the European monarchs. His passion was the main reason behind the establishment of His Majesty’s Garage in 1907.

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    • Banksy's Hotel of Discord Boasts 'World’s Worst View'
      Last update: 15:00 12.03.2017
      15:00 12.03.2017

      Banksy's Hotel of Discord Boasts 'World's Worst View'

      In early March, world famous British street artist Banksy opened the Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem. The building, with one of his largest art collections inside, is located on the border between Israel and Palestinian Autonomy. The owner notes that this is a hotel with "the worst view in the world."

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    • Meanwhile in Russia: Bikini Party at Frozen Lake Baikal
      Last update: 14:56 11.03.2017
      14:56 11.03.2017

      Meanwhile in Russia: Bikini Party at Frozen Lake Baikal

      A group of brave snowboarders staged an extravagant beach party on the frozen shores of Lake Baikal in winter.

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    • This Week in Pictures
      Last update: 11:30 10.03.2017
      11:30 10.03.2017

      This Week in Pictures

      From International Women's Day celebrations around the world and fashion shows in Moscow and Paris, to the operation to liberate Mosul, Iraq and protests in Athens — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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    • The Birth of Instagram
      Last update: 19:08 09.03.2017
      19:08 09.03.2017

      I Put a Like on You: Society’s Addictive Affair With Social Media

      A visual artist based in Sydney, Australia tackles issues that are socially relevant through her digital artwork. Sara Zaher uses a combination of photography and digital collage "to encourage the viewer to actively question their place within this predominantly passive environment." This selection focuses on society's addiction to social media.

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    • Delight for the Eye: State-of-the-Art Cars of International Geneva Motor Show
      Last update: 15:52 09.03.2017
      15:52 09.03.2017

      Delight for the Eye: State-of-the-Art Cars of Geneva International Motor Show

      The legendary Geneva International Motor Show has opened its doors for the 87th time, offering visitors a glimpse at some of the world's most powerful engines, smart engineering solutions and slick car designs.

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