The Dukha nomads have maintained their age-old way of living, setting camps in the Taiga forests, up till now. Although aspects of their culture slowly fade away, like the Dukhan language, other traditions are carefully preserved, including their pagan beliefs, clothing, and cuisine. Explore their world in Sputnik's gallery.
Artists from Germany and from all over the world have splashed color onto Berlin's industrial landscape and turned the city into an open-air contemporary art museum, as the European capital hosts its first Mural Fest. The best street art has been displayed in Sputnik's gallery.
Although they say that life is no bed of roses, it sometimes seems quite the case for world leaders. While the German media seeks for the "hidden meaning" behind Vladimir Putin giving Angela Merkel a bouquet during their latest meeting, Sputnik presents many of the flowers their counterparts have given each other over the years.
Members of Berlin's ethnic groups in traditional costumes and dancing to music celebrate the cultural diversity of the carnival, making their cultures visible and available for everybody else.
Take a look how the city of Saint Petersburg is preparing to host the SPIEF 2018 due to be attended by business representatives and politicians from around the world, including French President Emmanuel Macron and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
May 19 marks the 96th anniversary since the founding of the Pioneer movement in the USSR. The day that a person would join the movement was a very important event in every Soviet adolescent's life.
Royal wedding gowns can be a pieces of art, as they strive to match the fairytale magnificence of their times.
From volcanic eruptions and Brazilian bikini-clad ladies to Palestinian protests, Don Cossack practices and the new Star Wars movie premiere, all the outstanding events that brightened and affected our lives this week - follow Sputnik’s weekly gallery and see what’s been going on around the world.
Ramadan is a sacred time for Muslims who believe that during this month the heavens open up and God can hear all their prayers. From dawn till dusk for the entire month, Muslims consume neither food nor water.
A land of numerous skyscrapers, a vast desert, speedy sports cars and football, Qatar is preparing to greet the guests of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Apart from the sporting event, it has a lot to offer. Have a sneak peek with Sputnik's gallery.
Sputnik offers its selection of awkward moments accidentally caught on camera at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Take a look at the opening ceremony of the US embassy in Jerusalem and violent Gaza protests that have claimed dozens of lives in the following photo gallery.
The air show at the Kubinka air base in the Moscow region was visited by some 35,000 people, according to organizers.
Belly dancing is an Arabic dance that has taken many different forms depending on the country and region, both in costume and dance style.
From the Russian presidential inauguration, Victory Day in Russia and the Color Sky Festival in Turkey to the Met Gala 2018 in New York, all the outstanding events that brightened our life this week - follow Sputnik’s weekly gallery and see what’s been going on around the world.
One of the amazing features of Petra is its rocks, consisting mainly of red sandstone, which constantly changes its appearance throughout the day, coloring the city in all shades of red.
This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazism in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). In a massive military parade, 13,000 servicemen marched through the Red Square in Moscow along with 159 vehicles and 75 aircraft.
The highly anticipated haute couture and, eventually, ridiculous costume party, the Met Gala took the Catholic Church for its theme. Watch what angels, sinners, saints and other celestial beings set their foot onto the red carpet in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Sputnik's gallery.
To unlock cosmic mysteries, physicists have turned Antarctic ice into a huge detector. They use it to locate neutrinos with extra-high energy (traces of the most powerful explosions and cataclysms in the universe).
The eruption of the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has forced people off their homes, filled the air with toxic gas and flooded the streets with hot lava.