Russia Beyond the Headlines (RBHT) is a Russian news service that decided to celebrate International Women’s Day by showing the most beautiful ladies of the country. Among them you will find Roman Abramovich’s girlfriend, Dasha Zhukova, the beautiful tennis star Maria Sharapova, supermodel Natalia Vodianova, and Anna Chapman, the charming spy that had to leave the U.S. after espionage charges. Here you have the complete list.
1. Alina Kabayeva – Politician and former world rhythmic gymnastics champion.
2. Tatyana Golikova – Russian Minister of Health and Social Development.
3. Anna Chapman – Former spy, now a TV host.
4. Natalia Vodianova – Model for Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, and Calvin Klein. Also a famous philanthropist.
5. Irina Shaykhlislamova – A top model and Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend since spring 2010.
6. Maria Sharapova – Successful tennis player and the only Russian on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.
She has won three Grand Slam tennis tournaments.
7. Dasha Zhukova – Roman Abramovich’s girlfriend, an art gallery owner.
– Miss St Petersburg (1999), Miss Russia (2001) and Miss Universe (2002). She is more than what meets the eye, she has also finished postgraduate and doctoral courses.
9. Yekaterina Guseva – Russian actress.
10. Olga and Tatyana Arntgolts – Prominent actresses in the Russian film industry.
11. Alsou – She successfully represented Russia at the Eurovision song contest in May 2000.
12. Renata Litvinova – Screenwriter, director and actress.