The activist had left the group Femen, which was created in her native country, Ukraine, and had been focusing on her art in exile in Paris.
For Moscow, which was recently the site of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, the journey toward becoming the next "fashion capital" has been more than 10 years in the making.
South Sudanese model Thon Peter Athian was one of the few black models on the runway during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. He shares what it's like to work as a model of color in the Russian fashion industry.
One of the biggest breakout designers during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia was not Russian but rather South African. His name is Rich Mnisi, and he is one of four designers who participated in MBFW Russia's special "Africa Explosion" showcase.
Oksana (aka Oxana) Fedorova has come a long way since she was abruptly decrowned in 2002. She now has her own fashion line, which just debuted its latest fall collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia.
Like most millennials, Rossiyana Markovskaya has an eye-catching Instagram feed full of her daily life and some selfies with signature red lipstick.
Daniil Istomin, a hairdresser from Novosibirsk, Siberia, has quickly risen to fame thanks to his peculiar method of chopping hair with a hatchet axe.
Diana Lebedeva, a 19-year-old heiress and member of Moscow’s young jet set was killed this week in an auto accident. As reported in the Sun, Lebedeva was driving in Switzerland with a friend, Azer Yagubov, a 23-year-old socialite from Azerbaijan.
Holocaust on ice: Tatiana Navka, wife of Vladimir Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, delivers a Holocaust-themed ice skating routine—and people are not happy. The Holocaust in Nazi Germany has been a sore topic ever since, as it is one of the most sensitive and brutal events in the history of the world.
[All images courtesy of Yulia Taits]Albino people are often unfortunately as social rejects or misfits – think “The Da Vinci Code” and “Matrix Reloaded.” But one photographer is shattering that stereotype in a beautiful photo series.Yulia Taits, 38, from Moscow, photographed a series titled “Porcelain Beauty” featuring people with albinism — a disorder that causes the complete orpartial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes.“Their beauty is so pure and amazing to me, as if it was taken from fantasies and fairytale legends,” she wrote on Bored Panda.“As an artist, I love using Photoshop to create fantasy worlds, but this series was made without Photoshop which was a big challenge for me.”All of Taits’s photo subjects were dressed in white and were photographed against light backgrounds with white props.“I wanted to prove that white is not just one colour! It has many tints, shades and beautiful tones.”Click through the gallery above to see her mesmerizing photos and let us know what you think by tweeting us @YahooStyleCA.