Articles by Yulia Savelyeva



Patriot Games: Presidential Chic

Russian Designers such as Denis Simachyov are drawing their inspiration from unexpected sources.

This Spring Is About Making Love, Not War

Far from being an air-headed pursuit for those with their head in the clouds, fashion has shown that it follows the news. Style has always been a sign of the times.

Ivan the Terrible's Second Capital

Great Prince Vasily III, the father of Ivan the Terrible, put the Alexandrovskaya sloboda, or settlement, on the map -- charmed by the beautiful landscapes in this area.

Ivan the Terrible's Second Capital

Great Prince Vasily III, the father of Ivan the Terrible, put the Alexandrovskaya sloboda, or settlement, on the map -- charmed by the beautiful landscapes in this area.

Switzerland of the Moscow Region

If you need a break from the noise and stress of the capital, Zvenigorod, located 63 km out of Moscow, boasts a famous monastery, beautiful churches and gorgeous countryside.

Switzerland of the Moscow Region

If you need a break from the noise and stress of the capital, Zvenigorod, located 63 km out of Moscow, boasts a famous monastery, beautiful churches and gorgeous countryside.

TV Host Airs His Dirty Laundry

Millions of Russians have woken up with Andrei Malakhov, host of the Dobroye Utro talk show on ORT, or have also spent afternoons with him on his second talk show, Dobry Den.

TV Host Airs His Dirty Laundry

Millions of Russians have woken up with Andrei Malakhov, host of the Dobroye Utro talk show on ORT, or have also spent afternoons with him on his second talk show, Dobry Den.

From Socialites to Scientists

""Prechistenka ... and other [streets] live a life apart, the life of lords and landowners. The houses here boast perrons, famous names and even lions at the gates.""

From Socialites to Scientists

""Prechistenka ... and other [streets] live a life apart, the life of lords and landowners. The houses here boast perrons, famous names and even lions at the gates.""

Kremlin Neighbor in Silent Decay

Perched on a hill across from the Kremlin, the Pashkov estate, commonly known as Dom Pashkova, occupies one of the most prominent spots in the entire city.

Kremlin Neighbor in Silent Decay

Perched on a hill across from the Kremlin, the Pashkov estate, commonly known as Dom Pashkova, occupies one of the most prominent spots in the entire city.

A Palace Full of Secrets

Connoisseurs of antique furniture may scour antique shops for a priceless komod, or chest of drawers, but rarely do they expect to find such an art form on Moscow's streets.

A Palace Full of Secrets

Connoisseurs of antique furniture may scour antique shops for a priceless komod, or chest of drawers, but rarely do they expect to find such an art form on Moscow's streets.

Fashion in Flight

Designer and fashion historian Alexander Vasiliev had a Russian bestseller with ""Beauty in Exile."" He moved to Paris 19 years ago, but is teaching a fashion course in Moscow.

Fashion in Flight

Designer and fashion historian Alexander Vasiliev had a Russian bestseller with ""Beauty in Exile."" He moved to Paris 19 years ago, but is teaching a fashion course in Moscow.

Jumping Generations

Renowned movie directors Sergei Solovyov recently spoke with The Moscow Times about his new film, Russia's lost generation and his refusal to go West.

Jumping Generations

Renowned movie directors Sergei Solovyov recently spoke with The Moscow Times about his new film, Russia's lost generation and his refusal to go West.

Art's Amazon Ancestors

Six female avant-garde artists were just as important to the one of the brightest pages in the history of this country's art scene as their male counterparts.

Art's Amazon Ancestors

Six female avant-garde artists were just as important to the one of the brightest pages in the history of this country's art scene as their male counterparts.

The High Life

Six Sretensky Bulvar is probably the biggest and one of the most beautiful dokhodniye doma, or houses offering rental apartments, in the city.

The High Life

Six Sretensky Bulvar is probably the biggest and one of the most beautiful dokhodniye doma, or houses offering rental apartments, in the city.

The Good Sport

A former champion fencer, Olga Slutsker opened her first fitness club in 1993, showing Russians a healthier way of life. She discusses discipline, mountain bikes and modeling.

The Good Sport

A former champion fencer, Olga Slutsker opened her first fitness club in 1993, showing Russians a healthier way of life. She discusses discipline, mountain bikes and modeling.

New Year's With the Stars

As the new millenium enters its second year, Moscow's celebrity comment on what they will be doing as the clock strikes 12 this New Years eve.

New Year's With the Stars

As the new millenium enters its second year, Moscow's celebrity comment on what they will be doing as the clock strikes 12 this New Years eve.

Say Hello to Hollywood

Making the transition to screen and stage in the West is not easy for actors in Russia, but Lithuanian-born star Ingeborga Dapkunaite is one of the success stories.

Say Hello to Hollywood

Making the transition to screen and stage in the West is not easy for actors in Russia, but Lithuanian-born star Ingeborga Dapkunaite is one of the success stories.

The Unique Russian Antique Show

For the next eight days, the best of the country's furniture, paintings and curios will be gathered together at the Central House of Artists.

Man Behind the Menu

After failing to get a job at McDonald's, Arkady Novikov went on to revolutionize Moscow's dining scene.