18:48 GMT +322 May 2018
Listen Live

    Photo

    • This Week in Pictures (January 13-19)
      Last update: 13:56 20.01.2018
      13:56 20.01.2018

      This Week in Pictures (January 13-19)

      From a volcano eruption in the Philippines and protests in Lebanon on the seventh anniversary of the Arab Spring Revolution to traditional Orthodox Epiphany bathing in freezing waters, marking the baptism of Jesus Christ - take a look at this week's (January 13-19) pictures of the most important and colorful events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

      19
    • Epiphany feast in Russian cities
      Last update: 13:44 19.01.2018
      13:44 19.01.2018

      That's the Russian Spirit! People Dip in Icy Water Celebrating Orthodox Epiphany

      As Russian Orthodox Christians celebrated one of their most important ancient holidays, hundreds of thousands braved the bitter cold to perform the traditional mass bathing ritual to commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ in the waters of the Jordan River.

      11
    • Rising Above: Why Tel Avivians Are Moving to the Roofs
      Last update: 17:09 18.01.2018
      17:09 18.01.2018

      Rising Above: Why Tel Avivians Are Moving to the Roofs

      Rooftops make a perfect place to create an oasis, where residents of the Mediterranean metropolis can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the Israeli financial and entertainment center. Here, one can find flourishing gardens, cozy restaurants, yoga, music and art studios and even guest houses.

      12
    • Last update: 15:05 17.01.2018
      15:05 17.01.2018

      Dancing Northern Lights in Russia's Arctic Port of Murmansk

      Take a glimpse of the magnificent green, yellow and turquoise colors flashing in the sky above the county’s Extreme North region.

      8
    • Moscow Metro: Architectural Extravagance Hidden Underground
      Last update: 19:03 16.01.2018
      19:03 16.01.2018

      Moscow Metro: Architectural Extravagance Hidden Underground

      As three stations of the Russian capital’s subway were granted the status of national architectural monuments, let’s take a look at some of the most spectacular "palaces of the people."

      15
    • Last update: 15:59 15.01.2018
      15:59 15.01.2018

      Bitcoin Beats and Ethereum Anthems: Meet the Virtual Currency Girls

      Let’s take a closer look at the newest addition to Japan's ever-growing number of pop idol groups – the cryptocurrency-themed girls’ band Kasotsuka Shojo.

      9
    • Through the Ages: The Sights of Moscow a Century Ago and Today
      Last update: 20:15 14.01.2018
      20:15 14.01.2018

      Through the Ages: The Sights of Moscow a Century Ago and Today

      Almost since its very founding over eight and a half centuries ago, Moscow played a prominent role in the history of Russia. Enduring the onslaught of some of the most powerful armies in history and serving as the country's political, cultural and spiritual center, the city has seen much throughout its history and has much to show as well.

      16
    • 'Ice Palace' and Snow Village in Russia's Extreme North
      Last update: 17:14 13.01.2018
      17:14 13.01.2018

      'Ice Palace' and Snow Village in Russia's Extreme North

      Take a look at the 2,400 square kilometer-long "snow village" in a city in Russia's far north in Sputnik's gallery.

      10
    • Last update: 16:27 12.01.2018
      16:27 12.01.2018

      This Week in Pictures (January 6-12)

      From the ongoing Palestinian protests to Orthodox Christmas celebrations in Russia and 2018 Pre-Carnival Samba Parade in Brazil — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

      27
    • Last update: 19:43 11.01.2018
      19:43 11.01.2018

      Baikal in Winter: Pure Beauty of a Frozen Lake

      Lake Baikal, known as the planet’s oldest, deepest and clearest freshwater lake has always been attracted a lot of attention from around the world, and that is not just because of its prominent titles. Enjoy a selection of airy images snapped by Sputnik’s photographer at the legendary Siberian lake.

      10
    • One-Day Trip Suggestions: Top Nine Most Charming Places for a Short Stay
      Last update: 19:59 10.01.2018
      19:59 10.01.2018

      One-Day Trip Suggestions: Top Nine Most Charming Places for a Short Stay

      Check out Sputnik’s photo gallery to discover some of the most attractive small towns for big adventures, even for a very brief visit.

      9
    • All Grown Up: Japanese 20-Year-Olds Celebrate Coming of Age
      Last update: 17:20 09.01.2018
      17:20 09.01.2018

      All Grown Up: Japanese 20-Year-Olds Celebrate Coming of Age

      Clad in colorful kimonos, thousands of young men and women from across the country gathered on January 8 to celebrate their passage into adulthood.

      12
    • Beautiful Sportswomen Who Wowed Us in 2017
      Last update: 19:15 08.01.2018
      19:15 08.01.2018

      Beautiful Sportswomen Who Wowed Us in 2017

      To say that sport events attract considerable attention from fans and enthusiasts from all over the world would be an understatement. This interest in no small part stems from the good looks and allure of the competing athletes and cheerleaders.

      33
    • Merry Orthodox Christmas Celebrations in Russia
      Last update: 21:30 07.01.2018
      21:30 07.01.2018

      Merry Orthodox Christmas Celebrations in Russia

      Orthodox Christians all across Russia flocked to cathedrals and churches during the late hours of January 6 to attend all-night vigils and masses celebrating the coming of one of the most important religious observances - Christmas.

      23
    • Say Hello to Our Little Friends! New Weapons to Be Adopted by Russian Armed Forces in 2018
      Last update: 19:50 06.01.2018
      19:50 06.01.2018

      Say Hello to Our Little Friends! New Weapons to Be Adopted by Russian Armed Forces in 2018

      With over one and a half million of servicemen and thousands of advanced combat aircraft, armored vehicles and warships at its disposal, the Russian Army is certainly one of the most powerful fighting forces in the world.

      9
    • Last update: 15:40 05.01.2018
      15:40 05.01.2018

      Mesmerizing Blue Lake of Russia's Kazan

      An amazingly beautiful lake in the suburbs of Kazan, Tatarstan (Russia) is popular with both the locals and tourists. People who swim in it say that it leaves them smiling all day, their mind clear and body energized.

      10
    • Last update: 21:11 04.01.2018
      21:11 04.01.2018

      'Decorations, Costumes, Baby Outfits': Yellow Dog Praised Around the World

      According to the eastern calendar, 2018 is the year of the yellow dog. Around the world people celebrated New Year with decorations representing the yellow dog symbol. Christmas tree toys, souvenirs, posters, etc. were all depicting the animal. Some people even dressed their little ones in the symbol's outfits for good luck and prosperity.

      11
    • Snow Maidens From Around the World
      Last update: 14:34 02.01.2018
      14:34 02.01.2018

      Snow Maidens From Around the World

      As the New Year 2018 was ushered in, Sputnik captured beautiful girls in Snow Maiden and Santa’s helper’s costumes from around the world.

      15
    • The Clock Strikes Midnight: New Year Celebrations Around the World
      Last update: 19:15 01.01.2018
      19:15 01.01.2018

      The Clock Strikes Midnight: New Year Celebrations Around the World

      The countdown has finally ended and revelers around the world have started celebrating the coming of 2018.

      27
    • The New Year is Here! Christmas Trees Around the World
      Last update: 18:27 31.12.2017
      18:27 31.12.2017

      The New Year is Here! Christmas Trees Around the World

      As New Year 2018 descends upon the world, cities all across the globe stand ready to greet it in their full glory.

      24