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    • Hope it Doesn't Rain: Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Starts in US
      Last update: 17:46 21.06.2018
      17:46 21.06.2018

      Hope it Doesn't Rain: Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Starts in US

      The top 10 finalists have been chosen from more than 1,550 participants who created dresses out of toilet paper, tape, glue, and thread at the finale held at Kleinfeld Bridal in Manhattan, New York.

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    • Kingdom of Sand: How Desert Engulfs Dubai and Abu Dhabi
      Last update: 14:30 20.06.2018
      14:30 20.06.2018

      Kingdom of Sand: How Desert Engulfs Dubai and Abu Dhabi

      One rarely gets the opportunity to witness a battle of nature with people, but the United Arab Emirates is just one place where you can glimpse this phenomenon.

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    • Gettin’ Cheeky With It: Fans Paint Faces With World Cup Countries' Flags
      Last update: 15:05 19.06.2018
      15:05 19.06.2018

      Gettin' Cheeky With It: Fans Paint Faces With World Cup Countries' Flags

      Football fans coming from all over the world to watch FIFA World Cup matches express their feelings about their favorite teams by dressing in colorful t-shirts, wearing flags as capes and painting their faces with their country's team flag.

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    • Last update: 20:40 18.06.2018
      20:40 18.06.2018

      From Aztec and Captain Spain to T-Rex: Football Fans Rave at 2018 FIFA World Cup

      Fans from all over the world have brought a proper carnival vibe to Russia, which is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup from June 14 till July 15. While the world's best footballers compete on the pitch, their creative fans try to trump each other in the stadiums and streets of 11 cities. Sputnik has picked the most exotic outfits.

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    • A fan of the Portugal national team before the start of a group stage match between Portugal and Spain.
      Last update: 21:32 16.06.2018
      21:32 16.06.2018

      Hot Support: Most Beautiful Female Fans at FIFA World Cup 2018

      Female fans at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia vary greatly: from Russian, European and Latin American beauties to Saudi female football admirers, who were only recently allowed to attend domestic stadiums.

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    • This Week in Pictures: June 9-15
      Last update: 14:41 15.06.2018
      14:41 15.06.2018

      This Week in Pictures: June 9-15

      Take a look at the photos of the most important events of the past seven days, which include the opening ceremony of the world's most important football tournament and the Singapore summit, which has resulted in DPRK reaffirming its commitment to denuclearize.

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    • Fans Celebrate Opening Day of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia
      Last update: 20:44 14.06.2018
      20:44 14.06.2018

      Fans Celebrate Opening Day of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia

      Sputnik has summed up the photo highlights of the opening day of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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    • Sporty, Young and Beautiful: Miss World Cup 2018 Contest
      Last update: 19:50 14.06.2018
      19:50 14.06.2018

      Sporty, Young and Beautiful: Miss World Cup 2018 Contest

      Representatives of the 32 countries competing in the 2018 World Cup participated in the contest in the German city of Freiburg.

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    • Going Green: Nature Conquers Abandoned Houses on Chinese Island
      Last update: 19:40 13.06.2018
      19:40 13.06.2018

      Going Green: Nature Conquers Abandoned Houses on Chinese Island

      Take a look at how nature has taken possession of sturdy brick houses that now stand abandoned in what was once a flourishing fishing community on a Chinese island.

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    • Russians Celebrate National Holiday - Russia Day
      Last update: 18:02 12.06.2018
      18:02 12.06.2018

      Russians Celebrate National Holiday - Russia Day

      Folk festivals, concerts and sporting events traditionally take place on this day in cities across Russia, celebrating the day of the adoption of the declaration of state sovereignty.

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    • FIFA World Cup 2018 Fan Fest Launch in Moscow
      Last update: 16:20 11.06.2018
      16:20 11.06.2018

      FIFA World Cup 2018 Fan Fest Launches in Moscow

      About 25,000 people visited Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest on June 10, where fans were thrilled by an energetic music line-up ahead of the main football event of the year.

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    • Актеры, играющие роли Дональда Трампа и Ким Чен Ына во время еды в Сингапуре
      Last update: 19:02 10.06.2018
      19:02 10.06.2018

      'Rocket Man' Tacos, Trump Kim Chi: Culinary Madness in Singapore Ahead of Summit

      The historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is making not only headlines worldwide, but also spurring creativity within Singapore, where the two are to meet on June 12. Check out Sputnik's gallery to explore how vendors are trying to cash in on the event.

      Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore
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    • Sneak Peek of USSR's Leading Children's Store
      Last update: 19:35 09.06.2018
      19:35 09.06.2018

      Sneak Peek of USSR's Leading Children's Store

      The history of the chief Soviet children's store began on June 6, 1957, when the first Children's World opened in the center of Moscow. Just its name nowadays instills nostalgia in people all across Russia and other former USSR states.

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    • This Week in Pictures: June 2-8
      Last update: 14:00 08.06.2018
      14:00 08.06.2018

      This Week in Pictures: June 2-8

      From Guatemala volcano eruption and Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual Q&A session to New York Fashion Week and 'A Star Wars Burlesque Parody' - take a look at this week's event in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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    • Dara
      Last update: 19:41 07.06.2018
      19:41 07.06.2018

      Turkey's Dara: Ancient City That Used to Be Key Byzantine Fortress

      Take a look at the ancient city of Daraa, which is located in southeastern Turkey, in Sputnik’s gallery.

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    • World Cup Fever Hits Russia's Far North
      Last update: 16:43 06.06.2018
      16:43 06.06.2018

      World Cup Fever Hits Russia's Far North

      Even the Russian far north braces for the FIFA World Cup 2018; in this photo gallery you can see how.

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    • Quirky and Daring: Best Soviet Concept Cars
      Last update: 19:33 05.06.2018
      19:33 05.06.2018

      Quirky and Daring: Best Soviet Concept Cars

      These innovative projects were designed to breathe new life into the Soviet automobile industry, but due to the collapse of the USSR, they never went into serial production.

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    • 'The Empire Strips Back' at Star Wars Burlesque Parody
      Last update: 13:58 04.06.2018
      13:58 04.06.2018

      'The Empire Strips Back' at Star Wars Burlesque Parody

      Stormtroopers, a dangerously seductive Boba Fett, some tantalizing Twi'leks, a delightfully luke-warm Taun Taun, a lady-like Luke Skywalker, the Droids and more characters from the famous saga have resumed dancing in a burlesque show in California.

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    • Unattainable Ideal: Supermodels of the Nineties
      Last update: 14:53 03.06.2018
      14:53 03.06.2018

      Unattainable Ideal: Supermodels of the Nineties

      Their success was global; women at the time struggled to identify with this unattainable ideal of beauty. Let's remember the most famous supermodels at the end of the twentieth century.

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    • Beauty Contests Miss Russian Radio 2018
      Last update: 16:04 02.06.2018
      16:04 02.06.2018

      Beauty Contest Miss Russian Radio 2018

      On May 31, a thrilling beauty contest, Miss Russian Radio 2018, took place in Moscow, with 30 women competing for the main title. The winner was chosen by a prestigious jury, among which was model and France's former first lady Carla Bruni. Take a look at the lady finalists and the pageant's winner in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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