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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 19 is observed annually in Russia as the Day of the Submariner.
A swimming school in Moscow offers to teach women to glide through the water like fairytale mermaids.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
A group of brave snowboarders staged an extravagant beach party on the frozen shores of Lake Baikal in winter.
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.
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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