Countess Alexandra Tolstoy has offered a glimpse inside her cosy Oxfordshire cottage where she is spending lockdown – months after she was ‘evicted’ from the London home owned by her Russian billionaire ex. The aristocratic beauty, who shares children Aliosha, Ivan and Maria with financier Sergei Pugachev, has swapped city life for quieter days filled with country walks, baking and homeschooling. Photos shared on Instagram, where Alexandra boasts more than 75,000 followers, reveal a rustic family kitchen, bedrooms with sloped ceilings and wrought iron beds, and a characterful living room complete with roaring fire. Unlike some influencers, Alexandra, who descends from a long line of Russian nobility, doesn’t shy away from photographing the realities of family life and happily posts photos of piles of laundry, cluttered countertops and a dining room table strewn with homework. Alexandra’s title descends from her great-great grandfather, her father’s great-grandfather, Pavel Tolstoy-Miloslavsky, who was titled a Count for his services as the chamberlain to the last emperor, Nicolas II of Russia just after the First World War. Pugachev, 57, was once dubbed ‘the Kremlin’s banker’ and was close to Vladimir Putin before falling into disfavour. He is now seen as a ‘traitor’ by the Russian president. After arriving in… Read full this story
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