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  • Snow Beauty of Yakutia

    On December 1st, “Snow Beauty of Yakutia” beauty contest was held as the part of the festival “Winter begins with Yakutia.” More

  • Miss Russia 2015

    Miss Russia pageant has been running since 1992. This year, 50 contestants competed from different regions of the country, including Crimea. Sofia Nikitchuk from Yekaterinburg won the title of Miss Russia 2015. She was awarded 3 million rubles (about $58,000 USD), a car and the right to represent Russia at “Miss World” and “Miss Universe” […] More

  • Mrs World-2014: Yulia Ionina

    Yulia Ionina from Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg was crowned Mrs. World 2014 in Ecuador. “I am very happy I did it. It is a great achievement for me personally and for all Russian participants,” Ionina told Itar-Tass over the phone. She said she had met “a better than good” reception in Latin […] More

  • Elena ‘Meg’ Urusova, the girl who redefines the geek stereotype

    Meet the pro gamer Elena ‘Meg’ Urusova (Елена Урусова). She has started playing video games back in 1999. 10 years later, the young woman has won the Counter-Strike female tournaments both in Russia and around the the world. Besides being good in the video games, she’s got the looks too. Back in 2012, she won […] More