• First Stop in Russia: Red Square is Top Attraction for Foreign Tourists in Moscow
    Last update: 15:06 21.10.2019
    15:06 21.10.2019

    First Stop in Russia: Red Square is Top Attraction for Foreign Tourists in Moscow

    Moscow's Red Square separates the Kremlin, the former royal citadel and now the official residence of the President of Russia, from a historic merchant district known as Kitai-gorod.

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  • Cosmic Chic and Russian Motifs: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Moscow
    Last update: 18:00 20.10.2019
    18:00 20.10.2019

    Cosmic Chic and Russian Motifs: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Moscow

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia (or Russian Fashion Week before 2011) is one of the main events in Russia’s fashion world and has been held biannually in Moscow for ten years - in early April and mid-October.

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  • Inmate Nikos Alexis loads fresh dough into an oven at the Rikers Island jail bakery in New York in 2011.
    Last update: 17:13 19.10.2019
    17:13 19.10.2019

    Ending 'Era of Mass Encarceration': Jail Where Lennon’s Killer Serves Life Sentence Closes in 2026

    Rikers Island is a New York jail notorious for its infamous inmates such as John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman, rapper Tupac Shakur, serial killer David Berkowitz and former International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

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  • Last update: 17:14 18.10.2019
    17:14 18.10.2019

    This Week in Pictures: 12-18 October

    Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a selection of pictures that capture the most significant and eye-catching events that happened across the globe during the past seven days.

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  • Last update: 14:21 17.10.2019
    14:21 17.10.2019

    Scary And Stunning: Winners of 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition shows most fascinating pictures captivated by photographers from around the globe.

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  • Bella Hadid attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York.
    Last update: 16:09 16.10.2019
    16:09 16.10.2019

    10 Most Beautiful Women According to British Plastic Surgeon

    Plastic surgeon Julian De Silva conducted special research to find out, which famous women have facial features closest to the ideal.

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  • Super Hot: Australian Firemen Get Undressed for Steamy Calendar
    Last update: 15:30 12.10.2019
    15:30 12.10.2019

    Super Hot: Australian Firemen Get Undressed for Steamy Calendar

    One of the brightest and most anticipated traditions in advertising and marketing is calendars, which brands and companies actively release, presenting each month as something non-standard, like half-naked people or cute animals.

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  • Female holidaymakers are getting ready for a sea surfing in Nizhneimeretinskaya Bukhta, Sochi.
    Last update: 20:33 11.10.2019
    20:33 11.10.2019

    This Week in Pictures: 5 - 11 October

    Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of photographs that show the most meaningful and eye-catching events that happened around the world over the past seven days.

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  • A female skin-diver puts a plastic letter into a post box set up at a depth of 10 meters on bottom of the sea off the coast of Susami, Wakayama Prefecture 07 July 1999.
    Last update: 15:57 10.10.2019
    15:57 10.10.2019

    "You've Got a Letter": How Mail is Delivered in Different Parts of the World

    When did you last time receive a letter? Not an electronic message but a letter that was written on paper by hand?

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  • A visitor and a cosplayer at the IgroMir 2019 exhibition and the Comic Con Russia 2019 festival at the International Crocus Expo Exhibition Centre in Moscow.
    Last update: 16:18 08.10.2019
    16:18 08.10.2019

    Fear and Horror in Moscow: The Brightest Moments of Comic Con Russia Festival

    Moscow hosted the legendary Comic Con Russia festival which brought together fans of computer and video games, anime and cosplay.

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  • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    Last update: 14:15 05.10.2019
    14:15 05.10.2019

    Welcome to the Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World

    The Moulin Rouge, the French cabaret renowned for its high-kicking Cancan dancers and its flesh-baring ostrich feather and gemstone embellished costumes, celebrates 130 years since it first opened its doors to the public, this week.

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  • This Week in Pictures: 28 September - 4 October
    Last update: 15:21 04.10.2019
    15:21 04.10.2019

    This Week in Pictures: 28 September - 4 October

    Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of photographs that show the most meaningful and eye-catching events that happened around the world over the past seven days.

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  • Miss Earth candidate Antonela Paz of Ecuador (C) holds a placard with an environment theme as she poses with other Miss Earth candidates for photos during a press presentation at a hotel in Manila on October 2, 2019.
    Last update: 16:51 03.10.2019
    16:51 03.10.2019

    Messages for the Planet: Miss Earth 2019 Candidates Take Part in Coastal Cleanup in Philippines

    Miss Earth is an annual international beauty pageant with the theme of environmental awareness. It is one of the Big Four international beauty contests - along with Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss International.

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  • Saw fish
    Last update: 16:30 02.10.2019
    16:30 02.10.2019

    Snake-Headed Caterpillar and Bat-Eating Spider: Nature is Scary as Hell

    While we are struggling to live in harmony, nature tirelessly reminds us of its cruelty and unpredictability. People have become so adapted to everything that happens that sometimes they don’t notice the horrors of the world around them, and their influence is much more destructive for the planet as a whole.

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  • A model presents a creation by designer Vivienne Westwood as part of her Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear collection show during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, September 28, 2019.
    Last update: 15:00 01.10.2019
    15:00 01.10.2019

    Beyond Imagination: Paris Fashion Week Offers Both Traditional and Futuristic Looks

    Catwalks have long ceased to be just a place where models demonstrate clothes. Now it is where fashion designers, set designers and models offer a show which often has a touch of theatrical performance.

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  • Italian model and actress Madalina Diana Ghenea on the red carpet of the 76th International Film Festival in Venice
    Last update: 20:15 30.09.2019
    20:15 30.09.2019

    Crème de la Crème: Selection of Sputnik's Best September Photos

    As we have entered the final day of September, Sputnik invites you to reflect on the start of autumn and recollect the most interesting and landmark events that have taken place in Russia and in other parts of the world.

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  • This Week in Pictures: 21 - 27 September
    Last update: 17:24 27.09.2019
    17:24 27.09.2019

    This Week in Pictures: 21 - 27 September

    Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of pictures that show the most significant and eye-catching events that happened around the world during the past seven days.

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  • Love Yourself: Beautiful Models Walk on Paris Runway in Sexy Lingerie From Etam
    Last update: 13:46 26.09.2019
    13:46 26.09.2019

    Love Yourself: Beautiful Models Walk on Paris Runway in Sexy Lingerie From Etam

    As part of Paris Fashion Week, the French lingerie brand Etam has unveiled a new collection. The most fascinating images of the show are gathered for you in this Sputnik photo gallery.

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  • People taking pictures in Kolomenskoye park in Moscow
    Last update: 17:52 25.09.2019
    17:52 25.09.2019

    Splendour of Fall at Its Best: Travel Tips to Beat Autumn Blues

    Though summer has gone there is no need for autumn blues: even if the weather could have been better, there are plenty of places to visit. But if you must insist on spending some time in a melancholic mood then at least choose the most picturesque surroundings.

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  • Last update: 14:07 24.09.2019
    14:07 24.09.2019

    The World Hails Messi as FIFA Player of the Year

    Lionel Messi, Barcelona football club's star forward, received the 2019 Best FIFA Men's Player award on Monday.

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