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Tatyana Mikhalkova

Tatyana Mikhalkova

Tatyana Mikhalkova

Biography of Tatyana Mikhalkova

Tatyana Evgenievna Mikhalkova, the wife of the famous director Nikita Sergeevich, is a recognized public figure. She heads the Russian Silhouette Charitable Foundation, the organization of which was to support national fashion designers. Tatyana Mikhalkova is engaged in the preparation and implementation of a large-scale project “New Russia – XXI century”, issues of providing young fashion designers with the opportunity to interns in the legendary foreign high fashion houses – “Yves Saint Laurent”, “Lecoane-Eman”, as well as in domestic enterprises working in the field fashion industry. She has repeatedly emphasized that fashion is her profession and life.

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Kezha Maria Vladimirovna

Kezha Maria Vladimirovna

Kezha Maria Vladimirovna

Youth of Kezha Maria

Masha was born into a family of radio engineers in 1973. Place of birth – Ryazan, but when the girl was 5 years old, her parents moved with her to the BSSR. Here Masha grew up, studied, turned into a beautiful swan. True, in her youth, the future Miss USSR was ashamed of her tall stature and thinness.

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Maria Kalinina Winner of the first beauty contest in the USSR

Miss USSR

Miss USSR Maria Kalinina

Maria Kalinina Winner of the first beauty contest in the USSR Moscow Beauty

Born September 14, 1971.

The victory in the Moscow Beauty-88 competition came as a shock for Maria Kalinina. Masha was not Lolita, before the Kalinina competition she had already worked as a model. But after the victory, another life began …

Kalinina bathed in the rays of glory and condemnation, but there is no money. Unprofitable contract with Burda Moden and Soviet magazine covers without payment. The money was in the West, where the beauty became part of the beloved perestroika. And the proposals were not long in coming.

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Gomez Inna Aleksandrovna Russian and Soviet actress, model

Gomez Inna Aleksandrovna Russian and Soviet actress

Gomez Inna Aleksandrovna Russian and Soviet actress

A bright beauty with long hair and blue eyes Inna Gomez (this is the name of her first husband) participated in the very first beauty contest in the USSR “Moscow Beauty”, and in the 2000s she was shot for women’s magazines. And today (January 2) the model and actress turned 51.

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Taras Guryevich Gaponenko

Taras Guryevich Gaponenko

Taras Guryevich Gaponenko

Taras Guryevich Gaponenko was born on March 5, 1906 in the village of Staraya Zavoron (Smolensk region) into a poor peasant family. Lost his parents early. His mother died when he was 5 years old, his father – when he was 8 years old. They stayed alone with their sister, who was 6 years older than Taras, and they went to the people. In the summer, my sister, a thin girl, labored in the surrounding villages, and Taras grazed pigs, receiving one measure of rye and 5-6 measures of potatoes per season. In winter, interrupted than necessary. One winter Taras had to drive two blind beggars, trampling down half of the country roads of the Elninsky district of the Smolensk province with his little sandals. Lapti Taras wove himself.

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