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Daria Strokous, popular model

Daria Strokous top model

Daria Strokous, popular model

Daria Strokous is one of the most famous and popular Russian models. By the way, Daria is not only a successful model, but also a film actress and a photographer.
Beautiful girl was born on September 25, 1990 in Moscow into an ordinary family. But as a child she had to live in a small African nation of Benin, since her father was a military diplomat. There she lived and studied until the age of 5.
Parents sent her to study at the Moscow State University, and she decided to send her photos to a modeling agency. 17-year-old Daria was noticed by one of the famous modeling agencies.
After thinking a little more, she left university and went to conquer Paris. In July 2007, she made her debut at Fashion Week in Milan, working exclusively for Prada.
A year later, she had already worked with famous brands such as Jil Sander and Givenchy. Her face appeared on the pages of Marie Claire. And V Magazine included her in their Top 10 best models of the year.
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Svetlana Svetlichnaya – Beauty of Soviet cinema

Svetlana Svetlichnaya

Svetlana Svetlichnaya – Beauty of Soviet cinema

Svetlana Svetlichnaya is a Soviet Russian theater and film actress, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1974).
Glamorous actress was born in the city of Leninakan (now Gyumri, Armenia), Soviet Union on May 15, 1940. Her father was the military man, so the family often moved from town to town. Little girl went to school in Ohtyrka, Sumy region and in 1958 she graduated from school in Sovietsk, Kaliningrad region. Then Svetlana was sent to Moscow by her mother to study at the Film Institute. After graduation in 1963 she became an actress at the Actors Studio Theatre.
Her classmates were Vladimir Nosik, Andron Konchalovsky and Galina Polsky. By the middle of the first year she had become not only the most popular first-year student, but also the main favorite of the mentor. At the same time, Sveta met her first love.
In 1960 Svetlichnaya debuted in the film Lullaby by Mikhail Kalik. Also, as a student, she played in the films Resurrection (the role of Katyusha Maslova), The Salem Process (Elizabeth Procter) and Cossacks (Maryanka).
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Natalia Rudova, film and theatre actress

Natalia Rudova

Natalia Rudova – Russian actress

Natalia Rudova is a Russian theater and film actress.
Beautiful girl was born on July 2, 1983 in Pakhtakor, Uzbekistan. She spent her childhood in Kazakhstan. After her parent’s divorce (Natalia was 12 years old) she and her mother moved to Ivanovo, Russia.
As a child, Natalia didn’t even think about an acting career. She wanted to be a teacher, a seller or just a mother. Pretty girl was a creative person, she danced, embroidered and sewed. Natasha arranged school dances, competitions, participated in concerts. And later she joined the theater club. Like many creative persons, Natasha did not like exact sciences, preferring to study humanitarian subjects: literature, music and languages.
In 2003, beautiful blonde graduated from the Ivanovo Regional College of Culture.
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Dana Borisova, beautiful blonde

Beautiful blonde Dana Borisova

Beautiful blonde – Dana Borisova

Dana Borisova is a Russian TV presenter, who was awarded the diploma of the Ministry of Defense of Russia For Achievements in Patriotic Propaganda.
Borisova is one of the most famous blondes on Russian television. She is smart, charming and nice. In many ways, these qualities have allowed a person to make a wonderful career on TV. She was a sex symbol of all the soldiers in Russia, as well as one of the most interesting presenters of her time. But her life wasn’t like a fairy tale. Her biography is an endless steeplechase, but each bump left behind made the girl stronger.
Pretty girl was born on June 13, 1976 in Mozyr, a small town in the southern part of present-day Belarus. Soon after her birth the family moved to Norilsk. She has a younger sister Ksenia, who is a stewardess.
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Mariya Berseneva, model and actress

Mariya Berseneva

Mariya Berseneva – beautiful Russian actress

Mariya Berseneva (nee Shipova) is a Russian actress.
Beautiful girl was born on May 30, 1981 in Moscow. Her father, a retired police lieutenant colonel, is a coach, an international class referee. In addition, he has got a black belt in karate. Her mother was a skating coach and PE teacher at the Moscow Aviation Institute. Little Maria was engaged in gymnastics, swimming and skating. Also, she played the guitar, danced and sang in the choir. However, the most striking of her childhood hobbies, without any doubt, was the theater. In elementary school, she often participated in school performances and plays.
In 2002 Maria graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
For several years she worked as a professional model in M-Globus and Point agencies, participated in the fashion shows and acted in commercials. This experience helped the actress to play model Anna Zaytseva in the TV series Mothers and Daughters.
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Mila Kunis, american actress from USSR

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis – American actress from the USSR

Mila Kunis is an American actress.
Beautiful Milena was born on August 14, 1983 in Chernovtsi, Soviet Union. When the girl was seven years old, she and her family moved from the Soviet Union to Los Angeles, California. Her mother was a physics teacher, now she is a pharmacy manager. Her father worked as an engineer and now he is an owner of the private taxi fleet. The actress has an older brother Mikhail. In America little Mila entered elementary school. It was a very hard time for her because she didn’t speak English and didn’t understand the local people, their culture and customs.
As a child, Mila had problems with her vision. Because of this she has heterochromia: one eye is green, the other is light brown. Laura Prepon, her co-star on That 70s Show (1998), called her husky because of this.
At the age of nine the girl entered acting school in Beverly Hills. One day Mila was noticed by manager Susan Curtis, who offered her a job. Aspiring actress agreed and almost immediately appeared in the national TV show Days of Our Lives. For several years, until 1998, Mila was a guest on a variety of TV projects, appeared in the TV series Cool Walker, Baywatch, Texas Ranger, Seventh Heaven.
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Kristina Asmus, actress and model

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Kristina Asmus – beautiful actress

Kristina Asmus is a Russian theater and film actress. Her real surname is Myasnikova. Actually, she is best known for her role of Varya Chernous in comedy TV series Interns.
Beautiful girl was born on April 14, 1988 in Kaliningrad (now Korolev), Moscow region. She has three sisters – Ekaterina, Olga and Karina. As a child, Kristina was involved in gymnastics and even achieved the title of Candidate of Master of Sports. Sports school Dynamo with its numerous trainings made her character as strong as steel. According to Kristina, her parents dreamed of her sports career. However, the girl wanted to become an actress. Her favorite TV series was Wild Angel, where Natalia Oreiro played the main role.
By the way, Kristina played the role of Eugene Komelkova in the play The Dawns Here Are Quiet in the theater MEL. And after graduating from school she played in the play Portrait of Mademoiselle Tarzhi in Youth Theater.
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