Yulia Olegovna Volkova, (born 20 February 1985) is one of the members of the Russian duo t.A.T.u., usually known as Julia Volkova. They are notorious for shocking the public and trying to break taboos by performing on stage in only their underwear. Volkova is known for being the "bad girl" of the group. Yulia likes to play tennis and she can play piano and guitar. She is also a classically trained musician. In early 2003, Volkova's voice began to deteriorate, and it was discovered she had developed a vocal fold cyst. Despite reluctance on behalf of the management of t.A.T.u., as surgery would delay any progress with the band, she underwent surgery to remove the cyst in Octobercitation needed
, 2003. In May 2004, Volkova announced that she was pregnant and that her long-time boyfriend Pavel (Pasha) Sidorov was the father. She gave birth to her first child, Viktoria Pavlovna Volkova, on September 23, 2004. Volkova split up with Sidorov in spring 2005.(info at wiki)
Yulia Volkova is in a russian duo along with Lena Katina, called t.A.T.u.