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    • The Wonderful Discovery of Homo Naledi, a New Twist in Anthropology
      Last update: 12:42 28.04.2018
      12:42 28.04.2018

      The Wonderful Discovery of Homo Naledi, a New Twist in Anthropology

      Discoveries in the Rising Star cave, located some 50 kilometers from the South African capital Johannesburg, have baffled anthropologists all over the world.

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    • North Korea's Leader Kim Jong-un Meets South Korea's President Moon Jae-In
      Last update: 21:52 27.04.2018
      21:52 27.04.2018

      North Korea's Leader Kim Jong-un Meets South Korea's President Moon Jae-in

      South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met for a historic summit on Friday at the border truce village of Panmunjom.

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    • This Week in Pictures: April 21-27
      Last update: 16:53 27.04.2018
      16:53 27.04.2018

      This Week in Pictures: April 21-27

      From April 21 to April 27, this week has been full of news and events, which have been collected by Sputnik in this photo gallery.

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    • Last update: 21:56 26.04.2018
      21:56 26.04.2018

      Haunting Chernobyl: Day of Remembrance of Nuclear Catastrophe

      April 26 is an international day of remembrance to mark the memory of victims of radiation accidents and disasters, declared by UN General Assembly following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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    • Stunning Women From the Beauty Pageant 'Russian Beauty-2018'
      Last update: 15:58 25.04.2018
      15:58 25.04.2018

      Stunning Women From the Beauty Pageant 'Russian Beauty-2018'

      Beauty pageant "Russian Beauty-2018" was held on the evening of April 24 in Moscow.

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    • Pole Dancing Competition: Fusion of Acrobatics, Gymnastics and Theater
      Last update: 18:23 24.04.2018
      18:23 24.04.2018

      Pole Dancing Competition: Fusion of Acrobatics, Gymnastics and Theater

      The tournament Pole Art Show International 2018 was held in Minsk, Belarus on April 22. Mesmerizing photographs of the performances demonstrate the strength, agility and beauty of the pole dancers.

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    • Ready to Roll
      Last update: 19:42 23.04.2018
      19:42 23.04.2018

      Vintage Car Rally in Moscow

      Vintage cars, having rolled off the production line before 1979, drove down the streets of Russia's capital. The best of the best are in Sputnik's gallery.

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    • Last update: 16:25 22.04.2018
      16:25 22.04.2018

      Head-Spinning Walk in Moscow Skies

      People visiting the Russian capital are now able to appreciate a beautiful urban panorama from a brand new sky deck in the skyscraper cluster "Moscow city." The sky deck offers a breathtaking 360-degree view over Moscow to those who are not afraid to look down from 327 meters through thin glass. We have picked the best shots in Sputnik's gallery.

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    • Elizabeth II, Queen of The Streets
      Last update: 19:34 21.04.2018
      19:34 21.04.2018

      Elizabeth II, Queen of The Streets

      Although we are more used to her portraits depicting all sorts of hats and calm facial expressions, on Elisabeth II's 92nd birthday we reveal another side of the queen, showing how close the British queen can get to people.

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    • This Week in Pictures: April 14-20
      Last update: 22:27 20.04.2018
      22:27 20.04.2018

      This Week in Pictures: April 14-20

      From Russian beauties in bikinis to fully covered Somalian girls, from rallies in Brazil to protests in the UK and clashes in France - follow Sputnik’s weekly gallery and see what’s going on around the world.

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    • Last update: 22:16 19.04.2018
      22:16 19.04.2018

      Chemical Laboratory Warehouse of Militants Discovered in Douma

      On April 17, Russian troops uncovered a lab in Douma, which, according to chemical defense specialist Alexander Rodionov, could have been used by terrorist groups for the production of chemical weapons.

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    • 'Light is Stronger Than Ever': 70 Years of Israel's Independence in Pictures
      Last update: 18:17 19.04.2018
      18:17 19.04.2018

      'Light is Stronger Than Ever': 70 Years of Israel's Statehood in Pictures

      Israel has plunged into a two-day celebration of its 70th Independence Day, which was preceded by an annual solemn mourning ceremony in honor of soldiers fallen in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, which began the day after the state’s establishment.

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    • Last update: 15:43 18.04.2018
      15:43 18.04.2018

      Apocalyptic Scenario: Huge Sandstorm Sweeps Through Iranian City of Yazd

      Iran’s city of Yazd has been engulfed by a sandstorm which transformed day into night and left many without electricity.

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    • Diversity of Heritage: Lesser Known World Monuments and Historic Sites
      Last update: 17:54 17.04.2018
      17:54 17.04.2018

      Diversity of Heritage: Lesser Known World Monuments and Historic Sites

      April 18 marks the International Day of Monuments and Historic Sites. Each year this day is celebrated with different activities including visits to monuments, heritage sites, and conferences. Sputnik takes a look at some of the lesser known world heritage sites.

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    • Возложение цветов к статуям лидеров КНДР Ким Ир Сена и Ким Чен Ира в Пхеньяне
      Last update: 15:21 16.04.2018
      15:21 16.04.2018

      'Day of Sun': North Korea Celebrates Anniversary of Founder's Birth

      The Day of the Sun is one of the main public holidays in North Korea, which marks the birth anniversary of the country's founder Kim Il Sung, grandfather of current North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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    • Siberia-Style Spring: Mass Hill Descent in Bikini Hits Record
      Last update: 20:07 15.04.2018
      20:07 15.04.2018

      Siberia-Style Spring: Mass Hill Descent in Bikini Hits Record

      A mountain descent in bathing suits is one of the most spectacular events of GrelkaFest 2018, which was held in the Russian ski resort of Sheregesh on April 6-15. Thousands of people also took part in numerous activities including the Holi festival of colors, ski jumping and snowboarding, a beauty contest and a number of concerts.

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    • US-Led Overnight Missile Strikes Against Syria
      Last update: 18:06 14.04.2018
      18:06 14.04.2018

      US-Led Overnight Missile Attack on Syria in Pictures

      Early in the morning, the skies above Syria burned with over 100 missiles that targeted the country's civilian and military facilities, the US-led punitive strike, which came as a response to unverified reports blaming Damascus for chemical weapons usage in the city of Douma.

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    • This Week in Pictures: April 7-13
      Last update: 17:15 13.04.2018
      17:15 13.04.2018

      This Week in Pictures: April 7-13

      Aerobatic teams performing high-speed maneuvers, bikers celebrating the coming of spring, parkour enthusiast prowling the ruins of Syria’s Aleppo, religious observances and sports events, tanker collisions and protest rallies, military drills and US Senate hearings - browse Sputnik’s weekly gallery and see what’s going on around the world.

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    • Celebrating Cosmonautics Day in Russia: Space Yesterday & Today
      Last update: 22:04 12.04.2018
      22:04 12.04.2018

      Celebrating Cosmonautics Day in Russia: Space Yesterday & Today

      On April 12, Russia is celebrating Cosmonautics Day, which was established in 1962 to commemorate the first manned space flight, when in 1961, a booster rocket took into orbit the Vostok spacecraft with the first cosmonaut on board — Soviet citizen Yuri Gagarin.

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    • Stunning Views of Frozen Lake Baikal
      Last update: 21:25 11.04.2018
      21:25 11.04.2018

      Stunning Views of Frozen Lake Baikal

      The most transparent ice in the world is known to be Lake Baikal's. The thickness of the ice in winter reaches up to 1,5-2 meters, it can sustain a vehicle of about 15 tons. Enjoy a selection of lofty images snapped by Sputnik’s photographer at the legendary Siberian Lake.

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