Articles by Charles Blanchard



Raising the Bar

Moscow's best-known foreign restaurateur says doing business in Russia has become easier in the past 14 years.

Ball Time

You've got to be quick to catch the ball -- and that goes for rugby balls as well as black-tie balls held by rugby players.

Valuev Retains Title by TKO

As superheavyweight boxer Nikolai Valuev stepped into the ring in Basel, Switzerland, on Saturday evening, it seemed he had finally found someone his own size to pick on.

Retro Gang Brings Rockabilly to Russia

The HepCats dress and dance like their rock 'n' roll idols from the 1950s.

Dynamo Wins Derby Honors

Dynamo beat Super League rivals CSKA 3-2 at CSKA Sports Complex on Saturday in a match that pitted neighboring clubs against one another.

Charity Golf Tournie Raises $145,000

United Way Moscow receives almost double last year's contributions after a rainy 18 holes.

Golf Begins to Take Seed Across Russia

Membership is up as golf gains popularity and attracts young players.