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Russia's Margarita Golubeva unveils her national costume for Miss Universe 2023

Miss Universe Russia 2023 Margarita Golubeva officially unveiled her national costume for Miss Universe 2023 in a press conference held on Tuesday, October 21 at Tass News Agency in Moscow. Her national costume was inspired by the Tsarevna Swan (The Swan Princess), a 1900 oil painting by the Russian artist Mikhail Vrubel based on the opera The Tale of Tsar Sultan by Rimsky-Korsakov. The beautiful costume that Margarita will showcase in the upcoming Miss Universe competition was brought to life by the St. Petersburg-based talented fashion designer Malyarova Olga. As for her final gown, she shared: "We decided to keep the dress for the final outfit a secret to preserve the intrigue until the final stage of the competition." "I thank everyone who attended the conference both in person and online. See you soon in El Salvador." Margarita will compete with more than 80 other contestants in the upcoming 72nd Miss Universe competition in San Salvador on November 18. Here

Miss Russia 2023 is Margarita Golubeva

Margarita Golubeva was crowned Miss Russia 2023 in a glittering national competition held on Sunday, October 8 in Moscow. The 22-year-old model and student from St. Petersburg received her crown from last year's titleholder  Anna Linnikova . She is now expected to represent Russia at both Miss Universe and Miss World pageants. Elizaveta Dudina from Togliatti and Lyubov Khokholova from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Russia is currently studying at the Russian Customs Academy (Faculty of Customs Affairs) and Moscow State Institute of Culture (Faculty of Musical Arts). She is a former contestant on "The Voice" and is passionate about singing, dancing, and sports. No stranger to pageantry, she previously won the title Miss Student of Russia 2021 and also participated in Miss Europe 2023 where finished as first runner-up. A total of 50 finalists have been selected to take in this year's Miss Russia competiti

Miss Russia 2022 Anna Linnikova to participate in the 71st Miss Universe pageant

Anna Linnikova bested 24 other finalists to be crowned Miss Russia 2022 in a virtual ceremony held on Monday, July 25 in Moscow. The 22-year-old public relations student and professional model hails from the southwestern Russian city of Orenburg. She succeeds Alina Sanko and is expected to represent her country at the 71st Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2022) pageant, possibly later this year. Anna Budaeva from Chuvashia and Daria Nemaeva from Khabarovsk Region were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Miss Russia is one of the most well-known and prestigious national beauty pageants, which is backed by Russia’s Culture Ministry. The winner receives a white gold tiara, a cash prize as well as a chance to represent Russia at international competitions. Russia won Miss Universe 2002 with Oxana Fedorova at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was dethroned a few months later and the first runner-up from Panama, Justine Pasek, took over the title. View

Russia's Alina Sanko stuns with green hair before her departure for the 69th Miss Universe

Miss Universe Russia 2020 Alina Sanko sported green hair before her departure for the 69th Miss Universe competition to be held in the USA. "How wonderful that a dream has an amazing property to come true. I am ready for an unforgettable and fabulous journey," she shared on her official social media page. The 22-year-old matched her look with a short green dress while posing with her luggage. She asked her almost 300,000 followers, "Friends, how do you like my image?" Alina will vie for the coveted title of Miss Universe with over 70 other beauties from around the world at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on May 16 at 8 p.m. ET. Photos: Alina Sanko / Instagram

Miss Universe Russia 2020 Alina Sanko says 'please forgive me'

Russia's representative to the upcoming 69th Miss Universe pageant, Alina Sanko, has recently been the subject of a controversial video that went viral. In the video, the 22-year-old was heard laughing while another person was leaving harsh comments to her fellow contestants. Fans were appalled for such unacceptable behavior considering the Miss Universe pageant is about women supporting and uplifting other women. Alina has posted a public apology on her official social media page. She explained: "I am endlessly sorry that I couldn’t stop the man from saying rude words about the contestants. It is painful. Now I’m apologizing to everyone affected. I am sorry that I didn’t say anything to protect the girls on time." The Russian beauty also considered the current situation as a harsh lesson. "I’ve learned one significant thing, now I’m sure being able to use your voice is necessary for every woman," she said. "I hope my example can prevent every woman from ma