Chicago Lowrider Festival began as a small gathering of 40-plus cars enthusiasts in 2011. Today's event has grown to over 200 cars and attended by thousands. It took place in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. The festival is a celebration of Chicago’s lowrider culture and community, featuring an awesome display of lowrider cars and bikes tricked out by Chicago’s finest clubs and shops, as well as vintage cars and trucks from the 40s and 50s . Attendees can check out the lowriders from inside and out or see them in action as they show off their impressive hydraulic systems and hop off the ground.

Chicago Lowrider Festival began as a small gathering of 40-plus cars enthusiasts in 2011. Today's event has grown to over 200 cars and attended by thousands. It took place in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. The festival is a celebration of Chicago’s lowrider culture and community, featuring an awesome display of lowrider cars and bikes tricked out by Chicago’s finest clubs and shops, as well as vintage cars and trucks from the 40s and 50s . Attendees can check out the lowriders from inside and out or see them in action as they show off their impressive hydraulic systems and hop off the ground.

 People surround a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin, which was toppled by protesters, during a rally organized by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 8, 2013. One of the anti-government protester beats the statue of Vladimir Lenin with a sledgehammer. Ukrainian protesters angry over their government's decision to seek closer economic ties with Russia instead of with the European Union toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Kiev.

People surround a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin, which was toppled by protesters, during a rally organized by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 8, 2013. One of the anti-government protester beats the statue of Vladimir Lenin with a sledgehammer. Ukrainian protesters angry over their government's decision to seek closer economic ties with Russia instead of with the European Union toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Kiev.

 The diamond ring phase happens at the end of a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. The village of  Makanda (Illinois) got two minutes and 40 seconds of darkness during the total solar eclipse - more than anywhere else in the United States.  

The diamond ring phase happens at the end of a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. The village of  Makanda (Illinois) got two minutes and 40 seconds of darkness during the total solar eclipse - more than anywhere else in the United States.  

 Petro Poroshenko (President of Ukraine) ahead and Alexander Lukashenko next to Vladimir Putin (Russian president) on stairs on the way to hall of negotiations of the Norman four. "Normandy format" is a diplomatic group of high-ranking representatives of four countries (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) to resolve the situation in eastern Ukraine. Belarus . 2015  full article is   HERE

Petro Poroshenko (President of Ukraine) ahead and Alexander Lukashenko next to Vladimir Putin (Russian president) on stairs on the way to hall of negotiations of the Norman four. "Normandy format" is a diplomatic group of high-ranking representatives of four countries (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) to resolve the situation in eastern Ukraine. Belarus . 2015

full article is HERE

 Neurosurgeon and academician Arnold Smeyanovich performs an operation to remove cancerous tissue in the Cardiology Scientific and Production Center in Minsk. In front of the doctor - the human brain which is ready for surgery. Minsk, Belarus, 2013  To view full 6th hour surgery - click   HERE

Neurosurgeon and academician Arnold Smeyanovich performs an operation to remove cancerous tissue in the Cardiology Scientific and Production Center in Minsk. In front of the doctor - the human brain which is ready for surgery. Minsk, Belarus, 2013

To view full 6th hour surgery - click HERE

 Chicago Lowrider Festival began as a small gathering of 40-plus cars enthusiasts in 2011. Today's event has grown to over 200 cars and attended by thousands. It took place in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. The festival is a celebration of Chicago’s lowrider culture and community, featuring an awesome display of lowrider cars and bikes tricked out by Chicago’s finest clubs and shops, as well as vintage cars and trucks from the 40s and 50s . Attendees can check out the lowriders from inside and out or see them in action as they show off their impressive hydraulic systems and hop off the ground.

Chicago Lowrider Festival began as a small gathering of 40-plus cars enthusiasts in 2011. Today's event has grown to over 200 cars and attended by thousands. It took place in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. The festival is a celebration of Chicago’s lowrider culture and community, featuring an awesome display of lowrider cars and bikes tricked out by Chicago’s finest clubs and shops, as well as vintage cars and trucks from the 40s and 50s . Attendees can check out the lowriders from inside and out or see them in action as they show off their impressive hydraulic systems and hop off the ground.

 Belarusian elite special forces perform training of terrorists detention. Belarus, 2014

Belarusian elite special forces perform training of terrorists detention. Belarus, 2014

 Vladimir Putin (Russian president) arrived in the Palace of Independence in Minsk for the second meeting of the Norman Four. "Normandy format" is a diplomatic group of high-ranking representatives of four countries (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) to resolve the situation in eastern Ukraine. Belarus . 2015  full article is  HERE

Vladimir Putin (Russian president) arrived in the Palace of Independence in Minsk for the second meeting of the Norman Four. "Normandy format" is a diplomatic group of high-ranking representatives of four countries (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) to resolve the situation in eastern Ukraine. Belarus . 2015

full article is HERE

 Police and Minsk Special Forces officers celebrating victory in police relay race. This sports festival is an good-old tradition of the capital's police, numbering more than three decades. Belarus, 2014  full reportage is  HERE

Police and Minsk Special Forces officers celebrating victory in police relay race. This sports festival is an good-old tradition of the capital's police, numbering more than three decades. Belarus, 2014

full reportage is HERE

 Chicago Lowrider Festival began as a small gathering of 40-plus cars enthusiasts in 2011. Today's event has grown to over 200 cars and attended by thousands. It took place in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. The festival is a celebration of Chicago’s lowrider culture and community, featuring an awesome display of lowrider cars and bikes tricked out by Chicago’s finest clubs and shops, as well as vintage cars and trucks from the 40s and 50s . Attendees can check out the lowriders from inside and out or see them in action as they show off their impressive hydraulic systems and hop off the ground.

Chicago Lowrider Festival began as a small gathering of 40-plus cars enthusiasts in 2011. Today's event has grown to over 200 cars and attended by thousands. It took place in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. The festival is a celebration of Chicago’s lowrider culture and community, featuring an awesome display of lowrider cars and bikes tricked out by Chicago’s finest clubs and shops, as well as vintage cars and trucks from the 40s and 50s . Attendees can check out the lowriders from inside and out or see them in action as they show off their impressive hydraulic systems and hop off the ground.

 Celebration of pagan holiday Koliada in the Belarusian village. It is an ancient pre-Christian Slavic winter festival. It was later incorporated into Christmas.Belarus 2014

Celebration of pagan holiday Koliada in the Belarusian village. It is an ancient pre-Christian Slavic winter festival. It was later incorporated into Christmas.Belarus 2014

 Angela Merkel (Chancellor of Germany) and François Hollande (president of the French Republic) arrived in the Palace of Independence in Minsk for the second meeting of the Norman Four. "Normandy format" is a diplomatic group of high-ranking representatives of four countries (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) to resolve the situation in eastern Ukraine. Belarus . 2015  full actircle is   HERE

Angela Merkel (Chancellor of Germany) and François Hollande (president of the French Republic) arrived in the Palace of Independence in Minsk for the second meeting of the Norman Four. "Normandy format" is a diplomatic group of high-ranking representatives of four countries (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) to resolve the situation in eastern Ukraine. Belarus . 2015

full actircle is HERE

 Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich received her first congratulations after she was officially awarded. Minsk, Belarus, 2016

Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich received her first congratulations after she was officially awarded. Minsk, Belarus, 2016

 Representatives of the Communist party bear a portrait of Lenin, USSR flags on their way to Independance square in Minsk. Traditionally on November 7 laying flowers and wreaths to the monument to Lenin in honor of the October Revolution Day. Minsk, Belarus 2016   full reportage is   HERE

Representatives of the Communist party bear a portrait of Lenin, USSR flags on their way to Independance square in Minsk. Traditionally on November 7 laying flowers and wreaths to the monument to Lenin in honor of the October Revolution Day. Minsk, Belarus 2016

full reportage is HERE

 First reaction of the local mass-media on announcement of Svetlana Alexievich as a Nobel Prize winner. Minsk, Belarus, 2016

First reaction of the local mass-media on announcement of Svetlana Alexievich as a Nobel Prize winner. Minsk, Belarus, 2016

 People climb up to the top of a pedestal after a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin was toppled by protesters during a rally organized by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, on Dec. 8, 2013

People climb up to the top of a pedestal after a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin was toppled by protesters during a rally organized by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, on Dec. 8, 2013

 Kaliady (Dec. 25 - Jan. 7) - prechristian celebration of the end of year. It comes from Latin "Calendae", which is the name for the first day of each month. Another version of the origin of the word is the word "Kola" (the wheel) which is related tothe turn of the year.

Kaliady (Dec. 25 - Jan. 7) - prechristian celebration of the end of year. It comes from Latin "Calendae", which is the name for the first day of each month. Another version of the origin of the word is the word "Kola" (the wheel) which is related tothe turn of the year.

  The 65th annual Columbus Day Parade stepped off at Clark and Lake streets and headed to Van Buren Street in downtown Chicago on Oct. 9, 2017. It celebrates Christopher Columbus and his monumental voyage which was first acknowledged in Illinois in 1963 when it became a legal holiday.

 The 65th annual Columbus Day Parade stepped off at Clark and Lake streets and headed to Van Buren Street in downtown Chicago on Oct. 9, 2017. It celebrates Christopher Columbus and his monumental voyage which was first acknowledged in Illinois in 1963 when it became a legal holiday.

 Winners of the field hockey International tournament

Winners of the field hockey International tournament

 clay pigeon shooting championship

clay pigeon shooting championship

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 football game of belarusian clubs: "Krumkachy" VS "Dinamo Minsk" 

football game of belarusian clubs: "Krumkachy" VS "Dinamo Minsk" 

 player of the Belarusian national hockey team

player of the Belarusian national hockey team

 Belarusian Open Championship on the cycling track

Belarusian Open Championship on the cycling track

 A joggers runs at North Avenue Beach along the lakefront despite single-digit temperatures in Chicago, Illinois. Frigid temperatures will be dipping into the single digits in the Midwest over the next few days as Chicago faces one of the coldest holidays in a decade.   Chicago, Illinois

A joggers runs at North Avenue Beach along the lakefront despite single-digit temperatures in Chicago, Illinois. Frigid temperatures will be dipping into the single digits in the Midwest over the next few days as Chicago faces one of the coldest holidays in a decade. 

Chicago, Illinois

 tourists at the peak of the highest mountain in Poland - Rysy (2499m.). The photo was taken from an adjacent peak (2503m.), which separates the invisible boundary so it is already the highest mountain in Slovakia. camera: Hasselblad x-pan, 45mm with polarizing filter

tourists at the peak of the highest mountain in Poland - Rysy (2499m.). The photo was taken from an adjacent peak (2503m.), which separates the invisible boundary so it is already the highest mountain in Slovakia.
camera: Hasselblad x-pan, 45mm with polarizing filter

 Field hockey match

Field hockey match

 California surfers

California surfers

 Belarusian Open Championship on the cycling track

Belarusian Open Championship on the cycling track

 Top-level athletes from across the world compete during the annual Norge Winter Ski Jump Tournament in Fox River Grove. The mood at the 113th Norge Ski Jump International Winter Tournament was especially festive as members celebrated the success of three Olympians who trained at the facility. Norge Ski Club ski jumpers Mike Glasder, Kevin Bickner and Casey Larson all qualify for the U.S. Olympic team. January 28, 2018 - Fox River Grove, Illinois, United States: (Victor Hilitski / Polaris) 

Top-level athletes from across the world compete during the annual Norge Winter Ski Jump Tournament in Fox River Grove. The mood at the 113th Norge Ski Jump International Winter Tournament was especially festive as members celebrated the success of three Olympians who trained at the facility. Norge Ski Club ski jumpers Mike Glasder, Kevin Bickner and Casey Larson all qualify for the U.S. Olympic team. January 28, 2018 - Fox River Grove, Illinois, United States: (Victor Hilitski / Polaris) 

 Winners of the field hockey International tournament

Winners of the field hockey International tournament

 Goalkeeper of the women's field hockey team

Goalkeeper of the women's field hockey team

 football game Belarus VS Spain

football game Belarus VS Spain

 Performance of world famous British pop star - Robbie Williams in Minsk as part of the «Let me entertain you» tour.   to view full article press   HERE

Performance of world famous British pop star - Robbie Williams in Minsk as part of the «Let me entertain you» tour. 

to view full article press HERE

 Massive live show of DDT band. It's a popular Russian rock band founded by its lead singer, musician and songwriter - Yuri Shevchuk.   to view full article press   HERE

Massive live show of DDT band. It's a popular Russian rock band founded by its lead singer, musician and songwriter - Yuri Shevchuk. 

to view full article press HERE

 concerts & music shows

concerts & music shows

 Gleb Samoylov, is a lead vocalist of popular russian rock band, singer and songwriter. On stage of Minsk-Arena during a concert dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the movie "Brother 2".  to view full article press   HERE

Gleb Samoylov, is a lead vocalist of popular russian rock band, singer and songwriter. On stage of Minsk-Arena during a concert dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the movie "Brother 2".

to view full article press HERE

 Massive live show of DDT band. It's a popular Russian rock band founded by its lead singer, musician and songwriter - Yuri Shevchuk.   to view full article press   HERE

Massive live show of DDT band. It's a popular Russian rock band founded by its lead singer, musician and songwriter - Yuri Shevchuk. 

to view full article press HERE

 Ska punk band Lyapis Trubetskoy with frontman - Siarhei Mikhalok on the stage.   to view full article press   HERE

Ska punk band Lyapis Trubetskoy with frontman - Siarhei Mikhalok on the stage. 

to view full article press HERE

 Performance of world famous British pop star - Robbie Williams in Minsk as part of the «Let me entertain you» tour.   to view full article press   HERE

Performance of world famous British pop star - Robbie Williams in Minsk as part of the «Let me entertain you» tour. 

to view full article press HERE

 "Leningrad" band, also known as "Gruppirovka Leningrad" is a popular Russian rock band from Saint Petersburg.   to view full article press   HERE

"Leningrad" band, also known as "Gruppirovka Leningrad" is a popular Russian rock band from Saint Petersburg. 

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 Russian pop singer Stas Mikhaylov  to view full article press   HERE

Russian pop singer Stas Mikhaylov

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 Russian musical artist, singer, songwriter, poet and rapper, known by his stage name Dolphin. 

Russian musical artist, singer, songwriter, poet and rapper, known by his stage name Dolphin. 

 concerts & music shows

concerts & music shows

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 Gleb Samoylov, is a lead vocalist of popular russian rock band, singer and songwriter. On stage of Minsk-Arena during a concert dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the movie "Brother 2".  to view full article press   HERE

Gleb Samoylov, is a lead vocalist of popular russian rock band, singer and songwriter. On stage of Minsk-Arena during a concert dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the movie "Brother 2".

to view full article press HERE

 Steven Tyler, lead singer of rock band Aerosmith, and guitarist Joe Perry on the stage of Siemens arena in Vilnius.   full gallery from the Vilnius show is   HERE

Steven Tyler, lead singer of rock band Aerosmith, and guitarist Joe Perry on the stage of Siemens arena in Vilnius.


full gallery from the Vilnius show is HERE

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 British musician and songwriter - James Blunt, author of world famous hit "You're Beautiful". He has received several awards, including two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards as well as receiving five Grammy Award nominations.  to view full article press   HERE

British musician and songwriter - James Blunt, author of world famous hit "You're Beautiful". He has received several awards, including two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards as well as receiving five Grammy Award nominations.

to view full article press HERE

 "Imagine Dragons" is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada.   to view full article press   HERE

"Imagine Dragons" is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. 

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 Legendary British rocker - Ian Fraser Kilmister, better known as Lemmy. He was an English musician, singer, and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.  to view full article press   HERE

Legendary British rocker - Ian Fraser Kilmister, better known as Lemmy. He was an English musician, singer, and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.

to view full article press HERE

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 Neurosurgeon and academician Arnold Smeyanovich (center) with his assistants performs an operation to remove cancerous tissue in the Cardiology Scientific and Production Center in Minsk. In front of the doctor - the human brain which is ready for surgery. Minsk, Belarus, 2013  To view full 6th hour surgery - click   HERE

Neurosurgeon and academician Arnold Smeyanovich (center) with his assistants performs an operation to remove cancerous tissue in the Cardiology Scientific and Production Center in Minsk. In front of the doctor - the human brain which is ready for surgery. Minsk, Belarus, 2013

To view full 6th hour surgery - click HERE