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The tech entrepreneur on founding Russia’s biggest social networking app, falling out with Putin and life as a global nomad

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©Fendi

Karl Lagerfeld: the king of couture

The fashion designer on 50 years at Fendi and the power of ‘fantasy fur’

A traditional sailing boat on the Norfolk Broads
©PlainPicture

Rebranding Norfolk’s Broads

How do you reinvent a very British holiday spot that has changed little in decades?

Confronting death

How should we deal with our own mortality, asks Stephen Cave

Zoe Organics

A green guide to summer beauty

Kathleen Baird-Murray tests the best eco-friendly products to take on holiday

Chana Kowalska’s ‘Shtetl’ (1934)
©Ben Uri Collection

What is ‘Jewish art’?

Jackie Wullschlager visits Ben Uri Gallery’s centenary show in search of answers

‘Gaidar’s Revolution’

An illuminating study of Russia’s post-Soviet reformers, by Petr Aven and Alfred Kokh. Review by John Lloyd

Le Domaine des Etangs
©Guillaume de Laubier

Hotel insider: Le Domaine des Etangs, France

The daughter of one of France’s wealthiest men has turned his former holiday home into a lavish retreat

Amerapoora: Colossal Statue of Gautama Close to the North End of the Wooden Bridge
©Collection of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro

Photography by Linnaeus Tripe at the V&A

The captain’s surveys of 19th-century India and Burma were at once technically pioneering and lyrical

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