Oxana Fedorova – Miss Universe 2002
Ten years ago Russian beautiful girl Oxana Fedorova became the first Miss Russia to win the Miss Universe contest. Oxana was born on December 17, 1977 in Pskov. She is a Russian Miss Universe winner, former police officer, university lecturer, television host, actress, singer, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She began in the entertainment business as a model and became Miss St. Petersburg in 1999 and Miss Russia in 2001. In August 2011 Oxana married 38-year-old Andrey Mikhaylovich Borodin, an officer for the Presidential Administration of Russia. On March 6, 2012, Fedorova gave birth to a baby boy in Moscow, Russia. The baby’s name is Fyodor (Fedor).
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Oxana Fedorova was born in Pskov, Russia, where she lived until she was 18. Fedorova is the only child, and she was brought up by her mother and maternal grandparents. Fedorova’s parents divorced when she was three years old. She did not hear from her father since then. In 2005 Oxana tried to find her father, but discovered he had died. Her father was a nuclear physicist, and her mother worked as a nurse at a psychiatric hospital.
At the police academy, Fedorova played the saxophone as a member of the brass band
Oxana Fedorova established the children’s charitable foundation Hurry To Create Wonders! in October 2009. The Ministry of Defense of Russia and the Russian Club of Orthodox Maecenases assisted in organizing the project. The foundation provides support to orphans and children who find themselves in difficult situations. Special attention is given to children whose parents were killed while serving the Ministry of Internal Affairs or the Russian Armed Forces.
She has been involved in the children’s charity program, World Without Tears since 2004.
Oxana is on the Russia Board of Advisors for the Russian Children’s Welfare Society (RCWS).
Fedorova has been representing UNICEF in Russia since May 2006. She became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador of the Russian Federation on September 17, 2007. In her capacity as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Oxana Fedorova has participated in various missions, including the joint UNICEF-Pampers “1 Pack = 1 Vaccine” tetanus campaign to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in September 2008, and to the country of Laos in December 2010. She has also taken part in the UNICEF Peace and Tolerance program in Dagestan, Russian Federation in July 2008 and 2009