Streets all over India turned into playgrounds on Thursday as revelers threw colored powder and water at each other in celebration of Holi, also known as the Hindu festival of color.
From blistering cold traveling from Siberia to Europe to Vladimir Putin addressing the Parliament and awarding the Olympians: we've got this week's most striking images lined up for you in Sputnik's photo gallery.
Stop your activities, take a moment and look at these little feline beauties. You can sing the lyrics of this popular children's song, popularized by the show Big Bang Theory as you go through these images: "Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur! Happy kitty, sleepy kitty, purr purr purr!"
Experience the best in contemporary photography: free to enter and open to artists from all countries, the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards is a powerful voice in the picture-taking industry, with the ability to set up the careers of its winning, shortlisted and commended photographers.
After a relatively mild winter, the last few days of February have brought unusual cold, snow and ice to Moscow.
There are many spectacular landmarks and sculptures located in various corners of the world, and some of these creations look like they are attempting to defy the very laws of physics and gravity.
Any true sports fan will tell you: hockey is really half of what the Winter Olympics is about. And for a country where it is a way of life for thousands, the first Olympic gold in 26 years means everything.
In a competition where contestants from around the world submitted 5,000 pictures, German photographer Tobias Friedrich won the title of Underwater Photographer of the Year.
From Alina Zagitova setting a new world record at the Winter Olympics and London Fashion Week to the Fergie Fiasco at the NBA All-Star Game and anti-gun protests in the US: we've got this week's most striking images lined up for you in Sputnik's photo gallery.
As the national Defender of the Fatherland Day has wives and girlfriends shopping for small gifts all over Russia, we look back at how Soviet propaganda glorified the military visually.
Instead of becoming the framework for a peaceful transition of power, the Agreement on settlement of political crisis in Ukraine ultimately untied the hands of the opposition and allowed them to capture government buildings without resistance, forcing the legitimate then-President Yanukovych out of country.
From the latest creations by Marta Jakubowski, Gareth Pugh, Central Saint Martins, Mulberry, Burberry and everybody else in between, to an appearance by Her Majesty: we've got the most striking images from the London Fashion Week lined up for you.
Take a look at the beauties competing to make it into 2018 Miss Russia beauty pageant.
A team of six Israeli scientists have completed a four-day simulated mission to Mars in the Negev desert, according to Israel’s Science and Technology Ministry.
The 2018 Winter Olympic Games which kicked off in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang on February 9 entered their second week. Some athletes have already received their medals, and some of them have yet to compete for the awards. All the competitions are being attended by faithful sports fans.
One of the most colorful annual events, Chinese News Year, has triggered celebrations around the world.
From the carnival in Rio and the Winter Olympics to the Florida mass shooting and the Russian plane crash in the Moscow region: we've got this week's most striking images lined up for you in Sputnik's photo gallery.
A new study revealed that in recent decades, the pace of sea level rise has picked up and coastal real estate could be under water by the end of the century.
The "Original Russia" festival is celebrating its five-year anniversary: the project has become one of the main platforms for nature photographers from all over the country.
Take a look at the celebrations of Maslenitsa, which is believed to be the oldest surviving Slavic holiday, in Moscow in Sputnik's photo gallery.
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