Gallant young gentlemen in military uniforms and elegant ladies in ball gowns have waltzed and created an astonishing atmosphere at the Cadet Ball in Krasnodar, Russia.
The 69th edition of the Miss World pageant was held on 14 December at the ExCeL London exhibition centre in the United Kingdom.
Back in 2003, the United Nations General Assembly decided to make 11 April International Mountain Day in order to encourage the international community to organise events at all levels to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development.
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of pictures that show the most significant and eye-catching events that happened around the world over the past seven days.
The winners of the 3rd International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced.
Life in the future is all about “digital” technologies. Smart gadgets have become a part of everyday life, and the development of IT trends is a landmark for countries striving for technological leadership.
Cleopatra, Elizabeth I, Catherine the Great, Margaret Thatcher...the list of the greatest female political figures that had an immense impact on the world's history goes on and on. Today, despite the overwhelming majority of male heads of state, women still shine in the political arena.
The year 2019 was intense, with people having to face a lot of things, good and bad - so no one can say it was dull. And after all those things we need to brace ourselves for next year, so everybody needs to relax, or maybe go on a small vacation... but where?
The Olympic Games might be the biggest multi-disciplinary sporting event in the world, but regional contests can show us an unparalleled level of mastery, as we witness athletes doing their best and achieving new heights.
People have been training and riding horses since ancient times. Used primarily by Asian nomadic tribes, the culture of horse breeding has spread across the globe, while the scope in the animal's use has also spread outside practical purposes to the spheres of competitive sports, entertainment, and ceremonies.
Sputnik's traditional weekly photo gallery invites you to see what the most important and eye-catching events across the globe were.
Inspired by William Shakespeare's play, Italian photographer Paolo Roversi invites nine women representing the worlds of cinema, TV, music and art to offer their interpretation of the main character from "Romeo and Juliet" in the 2020 Pirelli calendar.
North Korean media has called the newly opened town the "epitome of modern civilisation." According to the Korean Central News Agency, the town is expected to accommodate 4,000 families.
When people are trying to reach their goal every second, every bit of effort counts – that's why photos from sporting events are so emotional, as we can see athletes going all out, doing their best to achieve victory. Their happiness when they manage to earn success is truly sincere and priceless.
This month was full of events - major festivals and important fashion weeks, violent protests across the world and the approach of the Winter holidays made it really memorable. It is not easy, however, to remember everything important because every day was so eventful.
The World Travel Awards is the most prestigious travel award in the world. This year, there were more than 80 WTA nominations, such as the best hotels, airlines, tour operators, cities, resorts, and attractions. In total, over 1,000 participants were given awards in various categories.
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of pictures that capture the most important and eye-catching events that occurred across the globe during the past seven days.
The word 'cholita' used to be a derogatory term for indigenous or mixed heritage girls but since not so long ago it has gained a positive meaning, characterising strong and proud Bolivian women.
In Russia, the beauty industry is booming, and the country often comes up with something interesting in this field.
The historic museum dating back to 1723 was raided on Monday with several valuable artefacts stolen, including a sword, a string of pearls and 18th-century jewellery.