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New Russian beauty queen · 2006-12-18 12:37

Tatiana Kotova. Vz.ruTatiana Kotova, 21, has become Miss Russia 2006. She has won the title, beauty queen’s crown and $100 000.

After a jury had chosen three finalists – Sardan Syromyatnikova from Yakutia, Julia Samoylova from Irkutsk and Tatiana Kotova from Rostov-on-Don, the audience had to vote for the winner. Tatiana Kotova won by 53%, she will represent Russia in internatioanal beauty pageants Miss World and Miss Universe.

ITAR-Tass reports, Miss Russia is a professional beauty pageant that aims to promote the beauty of Russian women all over the world.

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