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Yulia Adasheva, beautiful model

Yulia Adasheva

Yulia Adasheva, beautiful model


Yulia Adasheva was born on April 25, 1991 in Moscow. As a child she was engaged in fencing, gymnastics, dancing, singing, acting and so on.
In 2005 Yulia was a presenter of the program Sms-Chat on o2tv channel, but in a year she left the channel.
Her first video advertising was The Bucket List broadcasting on o2tv channel.
In 2008 Yulia graduated from the Moscow College of Architecture and Building Arts. During her studies, she became a model. Later, in 2009, Yulia entered the Russian State Trade and Economic University.
According to MAXIM magazine Yulia was in the list of 100 sexiest women of the country in 2008.
By the way, Yulia is very popular on the Internet and has a lot of fans.
Awesome girl took part in photo sessions for many publications, including MAXIM, Mountain Bike, FOTOMODEL, DOLORES, Maxi Tuning, MAGAZINE, Top Beauty, InStyle and many others.
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Svetlana Maniovich, known socialite

Svetlana Maniovich, known socialite

Svetlana Maniovich, known socialite


Svetlana Maniovich (nee Zakharova) is a known Russian socialite, ex-wife of Mikhail Maniovich, a businesswoman with an Israeli passport.
According to the Tatler magazine she is one of the most powerful blondes in Russia.
Svetlana graduated from the International Academy of Economics and Finance. She lived in two cities: Moscow and Tel Aviv.
In the early 1990s, she became the treasurer of the printing company H.G.S. Working there Svetlana met Mikhail Maniovich (who had left the Soviet Union in his childhood and lived in Israel). In 1994 they got married. Pretty Svetlana was 22 and Mikhail was sixteen years older.
Soon the girl realized that her work was not very interesting, she wanted to have her own business and chose fashion boutiques. By the way, Svetlana’s friend Anton Malevsky (who died in 2001, jumped with a parachute) helped her to open the first boutique in the hotel Metropol in Moscow. Fashion clothes were exactly what Svetlana was really interested in. In her boutiques there were collections of famous designers such as Yohji Yamamoto and Blumarine, Versace and Roberto Cavalli.
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Irina Volskaya

Irina Volskaya

Irina Volskaya


Irina Volskaya was born on December 9 into a theatrical family. Her father Vladimir Tartakovsky is the director of the Moscow Operetta Theater. And her grandfather Isidor Tartakovsky headed the Vakhtangov Theater.
Pretty girl graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Faculty of Law and was a Master of European Law.
She is a Chairman of the Committee on Culture.
Her career began in the Russian Gold company where she worked as an art director. Then she worked as a marketing director at JSC Avensis – Novikov groups.
In 2006 she moved to the English club Quintessentially. First, she was marketing director and then the head of the office. You know, she was a president of the club in CJSC Prime Concept.
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Svetlana Galka – parody actress

Svetlana Galka - parody actress

Svetlana Galka – parody actress


Svetlana Galka is a Russian parody actress. She was born on April 20, 1976 in Gavrilov-Yam, Yaroslavl region, USSR.
Sveta Galenysheva (her real name) studied at the Faculty of Philology of the Yaroslavl Pedagogical Institute, graduated from the Acting Department of the Yaroslavl Theatre Institute.
After her arrival to Moscow Svetlana along with producer Maxim Kuznetsov created parody program I Haven’t Any Complexes.
You know, Svetlana is a winner of the international contest Pilar (2006, 2007).
Later she worked as a TV reporter on different channels: Russia channel – the program Vesti-Moscow, Culture channel, as well as a news presenter on Capital channel. She starred in many programs. Now she is an actress of the TV show Big Difference. By the way, she has been working in this show for more than 5 years.
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Olesya Malibu Kozhevnikova

Olesya Malibu – Russian Pamela Anderson

Olesya Malibu Kozhevnikova – Russian Pamela Anderson

Olesya Malibu Kozhevnikova is called Russian Pamela Anderson.
The girl was born on September 7, 1989 in Korolev.  Her school nickname was Rat. The first plastic surgery was done after the school – she enlarged breast. Now she has the 6th  breast size and very big lips.
You know, Olesya Malibu took part in many TV shows: Let’s Get Married, Dom-2, Vacation in Mexico and others.
By the way, she works as a model for some magazines. In the program We Speak and Show Olesya said that the dream of her life was to marry an oligarch and live on Rublyovka.
According to the Internet she worked as a prostitute named Michelle!
You can also look at Kristina Rei’s World’s Biggest Lips.
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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova – first in Madame Figaro’s list

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova – first in Madame Figaro’s list


Nadezhda Tolokonnikova became woman of the year, according to the French newspaper Le Figaro. The runner-up is the U.S. President Barack Obama’s wife, Michelle Obama, and the third is the actress Meryl Streep.
Also she is known as Nadya Tolokno. She is a Russian political activist, a member of the punk rock group Pussy Riot.
Nadia was born on November 7, 1989 in Norilsk. A year after her birth, the family moved to Krasnoyarsk, but after a while returned to Norilsk. When the girl was five years old, her parents divorced.
The future political activist studied well during her school years. She successfully graduated from music school. Then Nadia entered the Moscow State University, Faculty of Philosophy.
One day the girl met political activist Peter Verzilov. Young people fell in love with each other. They travelled in Spain and Portugal, and when the lovers returned to their homeland, they decided to get married. Their daughter Gera, whom they named after the Greek goddess Hera, was born in 2008. The young mother was only eighteen years old.
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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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