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    • 'Disney' Desolation: A Tour of Turkish Luxury Ghost Town
      Last update: 18:00 20.01.2019
      18:00 20.01.2019

      'Disney' Desolation: A Tour of Luxury Turkish Ghost Town

      In 2014, the Sarot Group launched an ambitious undertaking to build Burj Al Babas, a housing estate consisting of 732 villas and a shopping centre. The project, however, stagnated after the developer filed for bankruptcy.

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    • Participants in the 18th Annual No Pants Subway Ride travel in the subway on January 13, 2019 in New York
      Last update: 12:25 18.01.2019
      12:25 18.01.2019

      This Week in Pictures: 12 - 18 January

      Sputnik's weekly photo gallery gives you a glimpse into what's been going on in different corners of the world during the past seven days.

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    • Last update: 15:05 17.01.2019
      15:05 17.01.2019

      Symphony of Destruction: The Power of Bridge and Building Demolition

      A demolition is the controlled elimination of a building or structure by disassembly and collapse. It is considered an exceptional measure, and is associated with city planning and other circumstances. The demolition of buildings has a clearly-defined strategic focus.

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    • Photos of the KAMAZ Master team during the third stage of the Dakar 2019 Rally
      Last update: 19:00 15.01.2019
      19:00 15.01.2019

      Roaring Engines and Fire: KAMAZ-Master Trucks Conquer Dakar 2019 Rally

      What could be more intense and rugged than a rally in the heart of the desert? The thrill is even greater if we are talking about a truck race at the famous Dakar 2019 rally that is being held in Senegal this month.

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    • Nevermind the Chill: No Pants Subway Ride-2019 Takes Over the World
      Last update: 16:43 14.01.2019
      16:43 14.01.2019

      Nevermind the Chill: No Pants Subway Ride-2019 Takes Over the World

      Some flash mobs have brief lifespans, while others continue to grow more and more popular with each day and each year. No Pants Subway Ride, also known as No Trousers on the Tube Ride, is one that has managed to transform into a real tradition.

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    • Last update: 12:55 11.01.2019
      12:55 11.01.2019

      This Week in Pictures: 5 - 11 January

      Sputnik's weekly photo gallery gives you a glimpse into what's been going on in different corners of the world during the past seven days.

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    • An Elvis Fan Waits to Board the Blue Suede Express at Central Station in Sydney
      Last update: 20:37 10.01.2019
      20:37 10.01.2019

      Parkes Elvis Festival in Australia: Flashy Impersonators Stun With Their Swag

      This year, The Elvis Express and Blue Suede Express trains were been packed with impersonators of the king of rock-and-roll, Elvis Presley, who set on a journey on Thursday morning to the annual Parkes Elvis festival, 365km away from Sydney.

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    • A Dancer in Front of a Dragon Snow Sculpture During a Pole Dancing Competition in China
      Last update: 19:00 09.01.2019
      19:00 09.01.2019

      Magic of Winter: Stunning Ice and Snow Sculptures All Over the Globe

      During the winter season, countless countries around the world host festivals displaying magnificent, creative statues crafted from ice and snow.

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    • Hot Girls, Chilly Image: ‘Snow Maidens’ From Around the World
      Last update: 21:04 03.01.2019
      21:04 03.01.2019

      Hot Girls, Chilly Image: 'Snow Maidens' From Around the World

      As winter descends upon the world, many ladies in various corners of our planet don Christmas- and New Year’s Eve-themed outfits, either as part of some sort of a performance or just for fun.

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    • Frosty Magic: Fantastic Aerial Photos of Winter Wonders
      Last update: 13:23 02.01.2019
      13:23 02.01.2019

      Frosty Magic: Fantastic Aerial Photos of Winter Wonders

      Quite often, the otherwise mundane sights and landscape features take on a different hue when winter descends upon the land. Take a peek at this gallery, compiled for your viewing pleasure by Sputnik, and see for yourself what kind of majestic sights were captured by intrepid photographers during this season.

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    • Sputnik's Best Photos of 2018 (Part 2)
      Last update: 14:15 01.01.2019
      14:15 01.01.2019

      Sputnik's Best Photos of 2018 (Part 2)

      As one photo gallery simply was not enough to encompass all of the spectacular sights of the past year, Sputnik presents the second installment of the best photos of 2018 for your enjoyment.

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    • Sputnik's Best Photos of 2018 (Part 1)
      Last update: 18:00 31.12.2018
      18:00 31.12.2018

      Sputnik's Best Photos of 2018 (Part 1)

      Sputnik has gathered pictures of the most important and colourful events of 2018 in the following photo gallery.

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    • Some Like It Cold:  Best Russian Skiing and Snowboarding Resorts
      Last update: 12:13 30.12.2018
      12:13 30.12.2018

      Some Like It Cold: Best Russian Skiing and Snowboarding Resorts

      Russia's favourite winter activities have always been sledding and skiing in the mountains. Therefore, it is not surprising that nowadays, holiday skiing is very popular among Russians.

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    • No Words Necessary: Silent Film's Most Enchanting Actresses
      Last update: 12:30 29.12.2018
      12:30 29.12.2018

      No Words Necessary: Silent Film's Most Enchanting Actresses

      The era of silent movies did not last long, but it definitely had a great influence on the development of the film industry as a whole with that epoch's films portraying the entire spectrum of feelings using only gestures and emotions.

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    • This Week in Pictures: 22 - 28 December
      Last update: 16:00 28.12.2018
      16:00 28.12.2018

      This Week in Pictures: 22 - 28 December

      Sputnik's weekly photo gallery gives you a glimpse into what's been going on in different corners of the world during the past seven days.

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    • Eastern Allure: Stunning Participants of Oriental International Beauty Pageant
      Last update: 22:20 27.12.2018
      22:20 27.12.2018

      Eastern Allure: Stunning Participants of Oriental International Beauty Pageant

      The finale of the 15th China-Russia-Mongolia International Beauty Pageant was held at the city of Manzhouli, located in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China, on December 23.

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    • Capital Charm: Meet the Gorgeous Contestants of Miss Moscow 2018 Beauty Pageant
      Last update: 15:45 25.12.2018
      15:45 25.12.2018

      Capital Charm: Meet the Gorgeous Contestants of Miss Moscow 2018 Beauty Pageant

      Alesya Semerenko, a 24-year old model from Russia’s Krasnodar Region was crowned the winner of the annual Miss Moscow beauty pageant.

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    • Brides During Mass Wedding Ceremony in India
      Last update: 20:25 24.12.2018
      20:25 24.12.2018

      Multiplying Happiness: Mass Wedding Ceremony in India (PHOTOS)

      A mass wedding ceremony was held to help hundreds of India's fatherless brides marry their fiances; it was sponsored by businessmen and diamond tycoon Mahesh Savani.

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    • Back in the USSR: How People Used to Ring in the New Year
      Last update: 16:00 23.12.2018
      16:00 23.12.2018

      Back in the USSR: How People Used to Ring in the New Year

      New Year was a special, long-awaited holiday for a Soviet person, as the preparations for the festivities turned into an almost heroic effort, which many people now remember that painstaking work with nostalgia.

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    • Finnish Snow Hotel, dedicated to the Game of Thrones series
      Last update: 20:15 22.12.2018
      20:15 22.12.2018

      Winter is Here: Best Ice Hotels Across the World That May Melt Your Heart

      What could be better during the winter season than a nice, warm room with a traditional fireplace, hot tea and comfy armchair? Well, in fact, there is something way cooler - both, literally and figuratively.

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