May 28 is observed annually in Russia as the Border Guards' Day.
HeliRussia 2017, the 10th international helicopter industry exhibition, enters its final day on May 27.
From the tragic Manchester Arena attack and protests in Ankara, Brasilia and Caracas to the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas and Russian folklore festival in Tatarstan – take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.
Brazilian American supermodel and the descendant of the famous Hollywood dynasty, 20-year-old Hailey, was awarded the top spot on Maxim's Hot 100 of the year 2017.
Forty years ago, T-10-1, the first prototype of the newest Soviet fourth-generation plane, took off in Moscow Region for the first time. Today, aircraft based on T-10 are the best-selling heavy fighters of the planet.
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.
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