Rossiya Segodnya’s photo correspondent Valery Melnikov has won the prestigious Professional Photographer of the Year 2014 award. His photo, Black Days of Ukraine, taken during his trip to Ukraine in July, took first place in the News category.Add comments
ExpoCityTrans is a biennial exhibition event in the sphere of public transport held in Moscow. The third 2014 exhibition opened at the All-Russia Exhibition Center October 29. This year’s event displays the latest achievements of the transport industry, showcasing the latest technologies by more than 100 leading transport companies from Europe and Asia.
The best-preserved woolly mammoth carcass ever to be discovered, dubbed "Yuka" by scientists, was delivered to the Central Artist House on October 28 before the onset of the Russian Geographical Society Festival.
On October 29, Moscow's Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography launched an exhibition of the work of Alfred Wertheimer. He is known as a personal photographer of Elvis Presley in the beginning of his singer's career.
Today is the anniversary of the birth of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. In honor of the occasion, Rossiya Segodnya offers a baker's dozen facts that you may have not known about the man.
Twelve years on, the Moscow theater hostage remains one of the darkest and most controversial pages in modern Russian history. Russians were thrown into a state of shock when dozens of armed militants seized a theater near the center of the country’s capital.
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.
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.