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Being ‘Miss Russia’

How Russian beauty standards changed over the years

Girl from Sverdlovsk Region Wins ‘Miss Russia-2017’ Pageant

Polina Popova from the Sverdlovsk Region was named the winner of “Miss Russia” 2017 beauty pageant, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday

Anti-Domestic Abuse App Launched in Russia

An app that hopes to bring an end to domestic abuse has been launched in Russia

Russian FM Spokeswoman Zakharova Listed as One of BBC’s Top 100 Most Influential Women

Maria Zakharova, the official spokeswoman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was included in BBC’s annual list of the world’s most inspirational and influential women

WTA Names Russian Tennis Player Best in the World

Elena Vesnina became the best tennis player of March, according to a report on the official website of the Women's Tennis Association

Women Rule: Three Friends Launch Carsharing Service in Moscow

Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Muradova and Loriana Sardar launched BelkaCar, a carsharing service featuring a fleet of 350 blue and orange Kia Rios, in October 2016

The Height of Selfie-Indulgence

A girl from Moscow has achieved world fame through her selfies taken at astonishing heights

‘I Can Do Anything with My Feet’

She was born without both hands and became the world champion in single combat

Russian Female Scientists Discuss Work and Gender Stereotypes

We spoke with three women who work as scientists in four different Russian cities. They talked about their research and gender issues in science

Fashion Is My Profession

Highlights from Moscow's street style at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia

Girls in Bikinis Advertise Snowy Beaches of Russia's Irkutsk

Local girls star in a photo-shoot to promote Irkutsk’s beaches

MasterCard: Russia Has Fourth Most Female Entrepreneurs

According to the MasterCard Index of Female Entrepreneurs, 32.6% of business owners in Russia are women, placing the country fourth overall in the world

‘Women Should Be Treasured Every Day’

We spoke to three expatriate women living in Moscow about International Women’s Day

‘Hey, Sky, Take off Your Hat! I'm Coming!’

Valentina Tereshkova of Russia, the first female cosmonaut, turns 80

How Russian Female Naval Cadets Train

Girls as well as boys want to test themselves in the Russian Navy, and in 2015 the Naval Polytechnic Institute resumed accepting girls

Nike Wonders What Russian Girls Are ‘Made Of’

Prominent Russian athletes star in Nike's new inspirational sales campaign based off of a famous children's song

Russia Names Its Most Beautiful Hockey Player

The Russian Women’s Hockey League named Anastasia Legkodukh, a forward for Dmitrov’s Tornado Hockey Club, Russia’s most beautiful female hockey player

The Fast and the Beautiful

Most attractive Russian award-winning female athletes of 2016

Cold and Beautiful: The Best Snow Maidens of Instagram

The Snow Maiden, or Shegurochka, is one of the most important and beloved characters of the New Year holiday period in Russia

Five Russian Models Who Conquered the World

The most sought-after Russian models who have made a name for themselves on the global stage

Female Bikers of Moscow

Girls on bikes who don’t have anything to prove