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Category Archive: Contests

Valeria Bystritskaia – Miss Germany 2011

Valeria Bystritskaia - Miss Germany 2011

Valeria Bystritskaia – Miss Germany 2011


Valeria Bystritskaia was born on June 20, 1986 in Moscow, Russia.
You know, she is a German beauty queen. Valeria was elected on July 7, 2011 in Berlin during the Berlin fashion Week as Miss Universe Germany 2011.
By the way, she represented Germany at the Miss Universe 2011 on 12 September 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Now she lives in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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The best Snegurochka – Anastasia Komorina

The best Snegurochka - Anastasia Komorina

The best Snegurochka – Anastasia Komorina


The festival-competition Snegurochka 2012 was held in Kostroma.
Anastasia Komorina was the girl, who became the owner of the prestigious title and was presented with a trip to seven European countries.
Father Frost’s task was very difficult, because he had to choose worthy Snegurochka from 33 beautiful and talented contestants. And Anastasia became the best!
Believe in a fairy tale!
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Elina Kireeva — 2012 Russian Beauty

Elina Kireeva — 2012 Russian Beauty

Elina Kireeva — 2012 Russian Beauty


The beauty contest Krasa Rossii-2012 (The Beauty of Russia) took place in Moscow. 25-year-old Elina Kireeva, from Ufa, Bashkortostan became the winner. You know, she was the best of the best. To tell the truth, Elina became the first representative of Bashkortostan, who won the national competition.
63 participants competed for the title of the most beautiful Russian woman. The event was held on November 21 at the Metropolitan Theatre of the Russian Army. The military was a major theme throughout the action. The girls appeared before the audience in images of young ladies of 1812, and World War II. The jury consisting of artists, public figures and TV presenters, paid the attention not only to the external beauty, but also to their education, knowledge of foreign languages, ability to present themselves, talent in singing and dancing.
It was not the first victory for the beautiful girl. In 2009 Elina won the title Beauty of the East of Russia. Kireeva graduated from the Russian State University of Trade and Economics. Elina’s younger sister Albina managed to become the first young beauty of Russia in 2008.
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Anastasia Makeeva, Miss Krasnodar

Anastasia Makeeva – beautiful Russian actress and model

Anastasia Makeeva – beautiful Russian actress and model


Anastasia Makeeva is a Russian actress, singer, model, and TV presenter.
The beautiful girl was born on December 23, 1981 in Krasnodar. Her father was the director of the vocal-instrumental ensemble and Anastasia began to perform with the band Harmony. She participated in many competitions. The girl took part not only in singing competitions, but in beauty contests too. She was a permanent participant of various beauty pageants.
In 1998, 17-year-old Nastya became the winner of the prestigious contest Miss Krasnodar. After the victory Anastasia moved to Moscow, where she continued to work as a model and received prestigious prizes. Awesome girl was Miss Academy, Miss Russia 2000, Vice-Miss MC-Europe (2004, Spain), Vice-Miss Universe, Miss Russia 2004.
You know, Anastasia is a popular Russian actress, who became famous not only because of her bright appearance, but also thanks to an extraordinary acting talent. She managed to achieve popularity in a variety of industries. The girl works as a model. Her photos appear on magazine covers.
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Diana Starkova, beauty queen and racing driver

Diana Starkova, beauty queen and racing driver

Diana Starkova, beauty queen and racing driver


Diana Starkova was born in 1986 in the Soviet Union. Pretty girl is a fashion model, beauty queen and an auto racing driver.
You know, she was a finalist and winner of numerous national and international modeling and beauty contests. By the way, she is the winner of Miss Asia Pacific World 2011.
Beautiful Diana has appeared in advertisements for numerous brands including Dolcedonna, Schwarzkopf, Chopard, Guerlain, Mikimoto, Payot, Beauty Palace Institute etc. Also her photos were in many fashion magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Votre Beaute, Shape, ELLE and others.
To tell the truth, Diana became one of the richest top models on the East with income 2.8 million dollars.
Diana won Miss Ukraine beauty pageant, where she had been crowned by Hollywood actor Steven Seagal. The girl got the title, cash prize, crown, role in the new Seagal’s movie, trip to Seychelles. In addition, she got the chance to represent Ukraine in Miss Intercontinental Pageant 2007, where she placed 6th.
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Victoria Radochinskaya, Mrs. World 2009

Victoria Radochinskaya, Miss World 2009

Victoria Radochinskaya, Mrs. World 2009


Victoria Radochinskaya was born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
Awesome girl won a prestigious international beauty pageant Mrs. World 2009 held in Ba Ria Vung Tau, Vietnam on November 22, 2009. To tell the truth, 78 wonderful beauties from 77 countries took part in the pageant, but the Russian girl was the best.
Russian Mrs. World was awarded a crown of white gold decorated with 63 rubies totally worth around 100, 000 dollars. Participants from the United States and Vietnam won the second and third places, respectively.
In the final three girls were asked why they should get the title. The girl from Vietnam said that she was a mother, wife, hearth keeper and deserved it. The American spoke about the work she did for participation in competition. Victoria said that she was chosen by Russia – a huge country, and she could not come without a victory, because people expected her with a victory.
“I was disappointed with my answer. It was too pompous. But I said that I was thinking at that moment. I always support Russia in football or Eurovision. I’m a patriot. And at the moment when they announced the winner, I was so proud that Russia won again!”
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Yulia Obraztsova – Miss Moscow

Yulia Obraztsova - Miss Moscow

Yulia Obraztsova – Miss Moscow


Yulia Obraztsova was born in sunny Krasnodar. Probably, that is why warmth and kindness always live in the heart of this gorgeous girl. Being already a graduate of the music school, Yulia realized that she wanted to devote her life to music. When Yulia came to Moscow she began to look for a voice teacher. So, Maria Katz became her teacher. By the way, she gave lessons to the most successful and talented performers of the Russian music business.
Yulia was the winner of the beauty contest Miss Moscow – 2009.
You know, in Moscow Obraztsova met talented author and composer, Irina Dubtsova. The result of creative cooperation was the creation of a beautiful lyrical song. This song became the starting point for the career of the singer. The song left its mark on the soul of many people.
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