Russian Personalities

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Marina Orlova, Sexiest philologist

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Marina Orlova – beautiful teacher


Marina Orlova was born in 1980 in Arzamas (Nizhny Novgorod). Now she lives in California, USA.
She is a Russian philologist, etymologist, and author who has become an Internet celebrity, hosting one of the most popular channels on YouTube, HotForWords, and a corresponding website. Also she hosts a bi-weekly radio show on Maxim Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio. Called the “Sexiest philologist in the world” by New Yorker Magazine, Marina was voted the World’s #1 Sexiest Geek by Wired.com.
The girl’s a regular on Fox Network’s O’Reilly Factor Show and was voted the 5th hottest woman on the net by G4 TV. By the way, she’s been recommended by the New York Times Magazine. In addition, she was mentioned in Cosmopolitan as one of the top 3 channels on YouTube. And she was a part of the Best On-line Campaign of 2009. As well, Marina just completed her book, published by HarperCollins, entitled Hot for Words.
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Natalia Pereverzeva

Natalia Pereverzeva

Natalia Pereverzeva

Natalia Pereverzeva is a Russian fashion model, winner of Miss Moscow 2010 and Beauty of Russia 2011. By the way, she is the finalist of the international beauty pageant Miss Earth 2012. In September 2013, Natalia became a co-host of the Style Icon on Muz-TV.
Beautiful girl was born on November 10, 1988 in Kursk into an ordinary Soviet family of economist and engineer. After school she entered the Kursk State University and began her modeling career. A year later, in 2007, the girl went to Moscow, where she entered the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. In the capital she was shot for magazines and became the regular model of a French agency.
On July 1, 2010 Natalia won Miss Moscow beauty contest, leaving behind the 32 finalists. In spring 2011, Pereverzeva was a cover girl for Playboy magazine.
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Vera Krasova – Miss Universe 2008 top-5 finalist

Vera Krasova

Vera Krasova – Miss Universe 2008 top-5 finalist

Vera Krasova is a Russian model and TV presenter, Vice – Miss Universe 2008.
Beautiful girl was born on December 11, 1987 in Moscow. At school she was an excellent student and dreamed of becoming a journalist. School holidays the girl spent in the village with her grandmother.
In 2002, Vera entered the Moscow Civil Engineering College. In addition, she graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Municipal Economy and Construction and from the National Higher School of Television.
From 2006 to 2007 Vera worked as a specialist in housing and communal services.
At the Miss Moscow 2007 pageant the pretty girl received the title of First Vice Miss Moscow 2007. Later, on December 14, Vera competed in the Miss Russia 2007 pageant where she represented the capital of Russia. Krasova became the second Vice-Miss Russia.
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Irina Antonenko – Miss Russia 2010

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Irina Antonenko – Miss Russia 2010

Irina Antonenko is a Russian actress, winner of Miss Russia 2010, as well as Miss Auto Sound 2008 and Miss Yekaterinburg 2009.
Beautiful girl was born on September 1, 1991 in Sverdlovsk, Ural region, which a few days later was named Yekaterinburg. Her parents, Natalia and Igor Antonenko, were both employees of the police. Irina has a brother.
After finishing school, the girl began to study at the Ural Finance and Jurisprudence Institute. At the same time, she started her modeling career. For 2 years Irina worked as a model in Ilya Vinogradov’s modeling agency. Pretty girl quickly became one of the most sought after models in Yekaterinburg. Also, she took part in a popular beauty- project New Hollywood Look.
In late 2009, Irina won Miss Yekaterinburg pageant and decided to go to Moscow to take part in the national beauty contest.
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Tatiana Kotova – Miss Russia 2006

Tatiana Kotova

Tatiana Kotova – Miss Russia 2006

Tatiana Kotova is a Russian singer, actress, television personality, winner of the title Miss Russia 2006, former soloist of Russian – Ukrainian female pop group Nu Vigros (2008-2010).
Beautiful girl was born on September 3, 1985 in the Rostov region, USSR. She has a younger sister Ekaterina.
In 2006 this pretty girl won the title of Miss Russia and had the opportunity to represent her home country in the beauty contests Miss World 2007 and Miss Universe 2007.
Kotova is the third Russian woman, who took part in both beauty contests – Miss Universe and Miss World, after Anna Malova and Svetlana Goreva.
From March 2008 to April 2010 Tatiana was a soloist of the group Nu Vigros, where she replaced Vera Brezhneva. Then the singer began her solo career.
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Victoria Dayneko

Victoria Dayneko

Victoria Dayneko

Victoria Dayneko is a Russian singer, the winner of the TV project Star Factory-5, the participant of the Channel One’s project Ice Age.
Beautiful girl was born on May 12, 1987 in Taldy-Kurgan, Kazakh SSR and grew up in Yakutia, Russia. Her parents brought the girl to the ballet Diamonds of Yakutia, where she danced until the age of 11.
Since childhood, Dayneko dreamed of becoming a pop singer. By the way, she is a self-taught singer because in the small town there were no special school. At first she performed with local pop group Reflection and then with a group Phaeton. The girl constantly participated in various competitions, including the Blue Bird.
Because of the desire to “speak and sing in English” she entered the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the Moscow Aviation Institute.
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Sofia Rudieva, Miss Russia 2009

Sofia Rudieva

Sofia Rudieva, Miss Russia 2009

Sofia Rudieva is a Russian model and beauty queen, the winner of Miss Russia 2009. The girl gained notoriety with the publication of erotic photos before the Miss Universe beauty pageant.
Sofia was born on November 15, 1990 in Leningrad, USSR (now Saint Petersburg, Russia) into a family of artists. Beautiful girl was engaged in the theater studio, but left it after two years. When Sofia was 12 years old, her parents divorced, and the girl chose to stay with her dad.
Pretty Sofia joined a modeling agency when she was 15. Prior to taking part in Miss Russia 2009, she had several years of experience in the modeling business and had taken part in a number of professional fashion shows. At the age of 16, she participated in Elite Model Look Russia contest.
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