In honor of International Women’s Day, Russian news service Russia Beyond the Headlines (RBTH) has anointed the 12 most beautiful women in Russia. Here’s the full rundown of RBTH’s Russian beauties; it’s unclear whether they’re ranked in order of pulchritude, but if so Anna Chapman clocks in high at #3, Vodianova is #4, Sharapova is #5 and Zhukova.
The list includes supermodel Natalia Vodianova(above), Roman Abramovich‘s gorgeous girlfriend Dasha Zhukova and tennis star Maria Sharapova(below) as well as sexy spy Anna Chapman, who was kicked out of the U. Last week we learned that Skorpios, the famous private Greek island that once belonged to shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, had sold to an anonymous Russian billionaire for 3 million.
No, it isn’t, because even in Moscow, a city that sometimes seems to be a little user-unfriendly, there are plenty of these heaven-sent places, if only one knows where to look for them.... In Soviet times, it was impossible to simply buy an apartment, and even renting was only semi-legal: All property belonged to the state and was distributed, i.e. But people were thronging to the cities, which failed to keep up with the demand.
Some lucky people got their own apartments, and sometimes even small country houses, or “dachas”.
Traffic jams are left behind on the surface, trains come every two minutes, and it’s hard to get lost because there are so many direction signs: Just follow the color of your line....
You have stories to tell, and passions to share, and things to talk about that are more interesting than the weather.
The data shows that lesbians appreciate nice legs, gay men prize nice arms, and straight women and men are looking for flat stomachs above all else.
The perfect place for those who are seeking a sister wife.
You were supposed to get your documents back in 2 weeks, and now, they’ll be ready in 2 days, isn’t it grand? Nowadays, the food shortages are gone, there are plenty of different shops everywhere, and their opening-times are often very generous.
It’s possible to find stores that are open 24/7, and almost all shops are open on Sundays.
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These guys and their data teams ran queries of all kinds and pulled spreadsheet after spreadsheet of information to try and answer our strange questions.