Category: Russia

The Russia Archives consists of 69 posts including Irina Shayk, Xenia Tchoumitcheva, Aliya Mustafina, and many more.

Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova

Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Anastasia Bryzgalova is a Russian curler who participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Anastasia Bryzgalova’s partner tested positive for a banned performance enhancer, causing a controversy. Anastasia participated in the World Mixed Championship and the World Mixed Doubles Championship in 2016.

Russian long jumper Darya Klishina

Russian long jumper Darya Klishina

Russian long jumper Darya Klishina was born in Tver, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union in 1991. Darya began practicing athletics at the young age of eight before deciding on her preference for the long jump at the age of 13. She has been to countless World and European Championships spanning from 2007 to the present. She has earned a total of seven gold medals, one silver medal, and one bronze medal during this time. She holds a Russian junior record for a jump of 7.03 meters in 2010.

Darya was the only Russian athlete allowed to compete at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics due to the suspension of the Russian national federation from competition due to a breach of anti-doping policy. Darya was given permission to compete by the IAAF through special permission.

Russian singer and actress Julia Parshuta

Russian singer and actress Julia Parshuta

Russian singer and actress Julia Parshuta (Russian: Юлия Васильевна Паршута) showing her celebrity feet and celebrity soles in THE POSE via Celebrity Feet in the Pose: The largest celebrity pose database on the web.

Born in Sochi, USSR, Julia Parshuta was a part of the pop group “Yin-Yang” from 2007 to 2011. She announced that she was departing from the group in 2011 to pursue a solo career. She has released multiple solo singles with her most recent being “Месяц май” (2017) and “В тишине громких слов” (2017). She very recently released her debut EP titled Навсегда (2017). Apart from her musical career, she has starred in video, television, and film projects.