Free Spirit

Born to a French father and Russian mother, Cecile Plaige grew up in Paris. After pursuing competitive figure skating in Moscow as a teenager, she made an acting career as a “foreigner” in Russian cinema.

More Moscow Weather Drama

Moscow was battered by storms for the second time in less than a month on Friday. While many Muscovites were left trapped in their offices, some grabbed their smartphones to capture the deluge on camera.

Sagah: Cutting a Long Story Short

There’s nothing about Sagah that says “Moscow” or “Russia”—you could just as easily be in Brooklyn. The whitewashed space that greets the diner is an antidote to the dark lofts that have become standard interior design for Moscow.