Russia beauty pageant was first held in 1927 in Paris, among the Russian immigrants who lived there about 200 thousand people. In Russia, a competition is held at the end of the 1980s, and in 1989-1991 the girls awarded the title of “Miss USSR”.
Last beauty contest was held April 17, 2016 in Moscow, in a concert hall Barvikha Luxury Village April 17, 2016 was the final of the contest “Miss Russia-2016”.
They say that over time the beauty ideals change. Let’s see if it has changed in Russia over the past 10 years.
Miss Russia Winners of the Last 10 Years 2006-2016:
Miss Russia 2006
The winner – 21-year-old Tatyana Kotova from Rostov-on-Don. Later, in 2008-2010, she was a soloist of the Ukrainian pop group “VIA Gra”.
Miss Russia 2006 – Tatiana Kotova
Tatiana, 30, a Russian singer, actress, television personality, winner of the Miss Russia 2006 title, is a former soloist in the Ukrainian female pop group VIA Gra.
Miss Russia 2007
19-year-old student from Tyumen Ksenia Sukhinova. She was the winner of the international competition of Miss World 2008 in Johannesburg. As a child seriously involved in sports, fond of rhythmic gymnastics and jogging, and also has a first class in biathlon.
Since 2009, it has been decided to hold the contest “Miss Russia” in the beginning of March – as the main national holiday of spring and beauty, so the summer of 2008 the competition for the possession of the title of “Miss Russia” was postponed for the next year and was not carried out.
Miss Russia 2007 — Ksenia Sukhinova
Ksenia, 28, is a Russian TV Host, model and beauty queen who won Miss Russia 2007 and also Miss World 2008 in South Africa. She is the second Russian woman to win the Miss World pageant.
Miss Russia 2009
18-year-old Sofia Rudieva from St. Petersburg, from the family of artists. It gained notoriety with the publication of an erotic photo shoot before the contest “Miss Universe”.
Miss Russia 2009 – Sofia Rudieva
This 25-year —old Russian actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder was crowned Miss Russia 2009.
Miss Russia 2010
18-year-old student from Ekaterinburg Irina Antonenko from a family of police officers. August 23, 2010 took part in the competition of Miss Universe 2010, held in the US city of Las Vegas in the hotel «Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino». Irina was among the fifteen finalists, but did not get into the top ten.
Miss Russia 2010 – Irina Antonenko
Irina, a 24-year-old model from Ekaterinburg, won the title in 2010 She also placed in the Top 15 at the Miss Universe 2010 pageant held on August 23, 2010 in Paradise, Nevada.
Miss Russia 2011
19-year-old student from Moscow Natalia Gantimurova. She took part in the contest “Miss World 2011 “, held on November 7 in London, which took 20th place.
Miss Russia 2011 – Natalia Gantimurova
Natalia, 24, represented Moscow and was crowned Miss Russia 2011 and represented her country in the 2011 Miss Universe and Miss World pageants.
Miss Russia 2012
18-year-old student from the Smolensk region Elizaveta Golovanova from family doctors. She graduated from high school with a gold medal and the Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, Faculty of Law with honors. She graduated from music school, piano. In December 2012 Russia presented in the “Miss Universe” contest, held in the United States. Among the ten most beautiful member.
Miss Russia 2012 – Elizaveta Golovanova
Elizaveta, a 23-year-old beauty contestant from the city of Smolensk was Miss Russia 2012 and represented her country at Miss World 2012, where she did not place, and Miss Universe 2012, where she finished in the Top 10.
Miss Russia 2013
18-year-old student at Elmira Abdrazakova of the Kemerovo region. Elmira success of a beauty contest has spawned a massive negative response in social networks. As Elmira said at a press conference, she received thousands of messages, most of which contained hits like about her appearance, and the address of its ethnic identity.
Miss Russia 2013 – Elmira Abdrazakova
Elmira, 21, is a Kazakhstani-Russian model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Russia in 2013 and represented her country at the Miss Universe 2013 and Miss World 2013 pageants.
Elmira is currently studying global economics at the Railroad University of Siberia, but dreams of becoming an actress.
Miss Russia 2014
23-year-old Yulia Alipova of the Saratov region. She graduated with honors from the Physics and Mathematics Lyceum, then got 2 higher education at the Moscow Energy Institute, specializing in engineering thermal power and translator from English.
Miss Russia 2014 – Yulia Alipova
Yulia, a 26-year-old graduate from Moscow Power Engineering Institute, was crowned with the title in 2014.
Miss Russia 2015
21-year-old student from Yekaterinburg Sofia Nikitchuk. She later became vice 1 Miss World 2015. I received notoriety in May 2015 – on the cover of the magazine “Stolnik” appeared in the nude, draped in the Russian tricolor.
Miss Russia 2015 – Sofia Nikitchuk
Sofia, a 22-year-old actress and model, comes from the Russian city of Yekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains, less than 20 kilometers to the east of the border between Europe and Asia.
Miss Russia 2016
18-year-old resident of Tyumen Yana Dobrovolskaya. She was awarded an exclusive crown of white gold decorated with diamonds and pearls worth $ 1 million, 3 million rubles, the car and the opportunity to represent the country at the contest “Miss World” and “Miss Universe”.
Miss Russia 2016 – Yana Dobrovolskaya
A Russian dancer, she took part at the Sochi Olympic Games as an artist and is currently studying to be a choreographer. After winning the title, Yana will represent Russia in the upcoming Miss World and Miss Universe pageant.