On October 25, Russia celebrates Primorsky Territory Day, an area known as the “Pearl of the Far East”. The territory is famous for its amazingly diverse ecology and breathtaking scenery – white sands along its sea coast, the glory of centuries-old taiga, and powerful rapids that flow down from magnificent mountain ranges.Add comments
On October 25 the world celebrates 133 years since the birth of Pablo Picasso – a Spanish painter, ceramicist, sculptor and stage designer, and ultimately a genius, whose fascinating mastery generated a new epoch in the global history of art.
The terrible death of Christophe de Margerie, the shooting in the Canadian capital, public discontent in Catalonia and the continued shelling of Donetsk by the government in Kiev, see these and many other photos of the events that took place this week in the following photo gallery.
An extraordinary event was held in Krasnoyarsk with baking three cakes representing three human races. According to organizers, the culinary experience was pointed against war, racism and cultural clashes.
The biannual Shanghai Fashion Week kicked off October 15 and ended October 23, 2014. The fashion extravaganza presented the work of both foreign and domestic designers for the Spring/Summer 2015 collections.
A snap Ukrainian parliamentary election to the Verkhovna Rada will be held on 26 October, 2014. The election will be held amid the ongoing political, economic and military crisis: Kiev has lost control over part of its territory in the south-east, the military conflict has disrupted production in Donbas and the country is almost out of money.
Early on Wednesday, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, a Canadian-born Islam convert with a criminal record, fatally shot Cpl Nathan Cirillo, 24, a reserve infantryman at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, according to the Telegraph. The gunman was later killed by Kevin Vickers, the sergeant at arms, after firing shots in the country’s parliament, located nearby. Stephen Harper, Canada’s prime minister, was present in the building at the time of the attack but was unharmed.
Today is the world remembers legendary Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin, known as the “Black Spider”. Having received the FIFA Golden Ball Award in 1963, Yashin is widely considered as one of the best goalkeepers of all time. Yashin is remembered for his athleticism and goalkeeping reflexes, as well as his imposing stature and stamping authority, both on and off the pitch.