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    • Meet the Inhabitants of Taiga Debris: Reindeer, Herders and Shamans of Mongolia
      Last update: 20:21 24.05.2018
      20:21 24.05.2018

      Meet the Inhabitants of Taiga Debris: Reindeer, Herders and Shamans of Mongolia

      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.

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    • An artwork by urban artist 'Elle' is pictured as part of the first 'Berlin Mural Fest 2018', where national and international urban artists create a large open-air gallery to enrich urban spaces, in Berlin, Germany, May 21, 2018
      Last update: 21:10 23.05.2018
      21:10 23.05.2018

      Walls of Art of First 'Berlin Mural Fest 2018'

      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.

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    • Power Blooming: What Flowers Global Leaders Prefer
      Last update: 22:01 22.05.2018
      22:01 22.05.2018

      Power Blooming: What Flowers Global Leaders Prefer

      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.

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    • Colorful Magic: Carnival of Cultures in Berlin
      Last update: 19:10 21.05.2018
      19:10 21.05.2018

      Colorful Magic: Carnival of Cultures in Berlin

      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.

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    • St. Petersburg All Set to Host SPIEF 2018
      Last update: 17:30 21.05.2018
      17:30 21.05.2018

      St. Petersburg All Set to Host SPIEF 2018

      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.

      St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
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    • Nostalgia: Soviet Pioneers' Day Back in USSR
      Last update: 17:50 20.05.2018
      17:50 20.05.2018

      Nostalgia: Soviet Pioneers' Day Back in USSR

      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.

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    • Bright Simplicity: Wedding Dresses of the British Royal Family
      Last update: 17:28 19.05.2018
      17:28 19.05.2018

      Bright Simplicity: Wedding Dresses of the British Royal Family

      Royal wedding gowns can be a pieces of art, as they strive to match the fairytale magnificence of their times.

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    • This Week in Pictures: May 12 - May 18
      Last update: 22:00 18.05.2018
      22:00 18.05.2018

      This Week in Pictures: May 12 - May 18

      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.

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    • Beginning of Holy Month of Ramadan Across the Globe in Photos
      Last update: 17:29 17.05.2018
      17:29 17.05.2018

      Beginning of Holy Month of Ramadan Across the Globe in Photos

      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.

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    • Мужчины играют в футбол в пустыне Khor Al Adaid в Дохе
      Last update: 22:05 16.05.2018
      22:05 16.05.2018

      State of Qatar: Where Skyscrapers Meet Desert

      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.

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    • Awkward Moments of 71st Cannes Film Festival
      Last update: 19:37 15.05.2018
      19:37 15.05.2018

      Awkward Moments of 71st Cannes Film Festival

      Sputnik offers its selection of awkward moments accidentally caught on camera at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

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    • Two Sides of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Embassy's Opening Amid Violent Protests
      Last update: 21:32 14.05.2018
      21:32 14.05.2018

      Two Sides of Israel-Palestinian Conflict: Embassy Opening Amid Violent Protests

      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.

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    • Twelve O'Clock High: Russian Aerobatic Teams Perform Stunts
      Last update: 17:55 13.05.2018
      17:55 13.05.2018

      Twelve O'Clock High: Russian Aerobatic Teams Perform Stunts

      The air show at the Kubinka air base in the Moscow region was visited by some 35,000 people, according to organizers.

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    • Move Your Body: Belly Dancers All Over the World
      Last update: 18:47 12.05.2018
      18:47 12.05.2018

      Move Your Body: Belly Dancers All Over the World

      Belly dancing is an Arabic dance that has taken many different forms depending on the country and region, both in costume and dance style.

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    • This Week in Pictures: May 5 - May 11
      Last update: 17:50 11.05.2018
      17:50 11.05.2018

      This Week in Pictures: May 5 - May 11

      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.

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    • Some Facts You May Have Missed About Jordan's Ancient City of Petra
      Last update: 16:06 10.05.2018
      16:06 10.05.2018

      Some Facts You May Have Missed About Jordan's Ancient City of Petra

      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.

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    • Moscow's 2018 Victory Day Military Parade in Photos
      Last update: 20:50 09.05.2018
      20:50 09.05.2018

      Moscow's 2018 Victory Day Military Parade in Photos

      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.

      2018 Victory Day Celebrations
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    • Stars From Heaven and Inferno Inmates: Whom Met Gala 2018 Brings to New York
      Last update: 21:40 08.05.2018
      21:40 08.05.2018

      Stars From Heaven and Inferno Inmates: Whom Met Gala 2018 Brings to New York

      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.

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    • 'Ice Key' to the Universe's Mysteries: Why are Researchers Hunting for Neutrinos in Antarctic?
      Last update: 11:53 08.05.2018
      11:53 08.05.2018

      'Ice Key' to Universe's Mysteries: What Do Researchers Hunt for in Antarctic Neutrinos?

      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).

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    • Photo Timeline of Devastating Hawaiian Volcanic Eruption
      Last update: 21:40 07.05.2018
      21:40 07.05.2018

      Photo Timeline of Devastating Hawaiian Volcanic Eruption

      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.

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