In today’s Russia International Women’s Day has nothing to do with the feminist movement for protection of women’s political rights. It has turned into one of the most beautiful holidays which welcomes springtime with lots of flowers and loving compliments.
It has evolved into kind of a combination of St. Valentine’s and Mother’s Day. This is the day when women enjoy being taken care of by their men and children, who are eager to show how much they care.
Russia’s top beauties famous all over the world are also going to welcome springtime with their loved and dear.
Just have a look who will be in the very center of male attention.
Natalia Vodianova, Supernova (as dubbed by photographer Mario Testino), 34-year-old Russian, one of the highest-earning and most successful models in the world and the mother of four children.
Irina Shayk, sometimes credited as Irina Sheik
30-year-old Russian-born model and actress known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue between 2007 and 2014 and as the exclusive contracted face of Intimissimi lingerie.
Irina was the first Russian model that graced the cover in for the 2011issue. Models.com ranks her at No.7 in the world, for her social media following.
She dated soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in 2010 after the two met through a campaign for Armani Exchange. Then in 2015, she began dating actor Bradley Cooper.
Anna Netrebko, Russian operatic soprano
44-year-old singer is a reigning prima donna, who routinely headlines major productions at leading opera houses across the globe, and was the first classical musician to be chosen as one of the “Time 100,” Time magazine’s list of the world’s most influential people.
Since her triumphant Salzburg Festival debut in 2002 as Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Netrebko has gone on to appear with nearly all the world’s great opera companies, including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, London’s Royal Opera House, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Vienna State Opera, Paris Opera, Zurich Opera, Berlin State Opera, and Munich’s Bavarian State Opera.
She frequently returns to the Kirov Opera at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg (where she made her stage debut as Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro).
Natalia Poklonskaya, the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Crimea
Poklonskaya took the job, which many of her male colleagues feared to accept, just days before Crimea’s referendum on independence from Ukraine, stunning the world not only with her courage, but her beauty as well.
The attractive looks of 35-year-old Natalia however have never hampered her judicial practice and are, well, deceitful.
28-year-old Russian top tennis player has won various honors throughout her career, including the 2012 and 2014 French Open and a silver medal in women's singles at the 2012 Olympics.
Off the court, Sharapova's beauty and popular appeal have led to major commercial endorsements with companies including Nike and Tiffany & Co.
Alina Kabayeva, Russian ex-rhythmic gymnast and former politician
This Olympic champ has the most irresistible smile..
32-year-old Alina is a world and Olympic champion rhythmic gymnast. She has won many medals and is widely known for her absolutely amazing flexibility.
Alina has won two Olympic medals, 14 world championship medals and 25 European championship medals.
In the year 2007 Kabaeva retired from competitive sports and was a member of the Russian Parliament from 2007 to 2014.
Since September 2014 she is the chairwoman of the board of directors of the National Media Group.
33-year-old pole vaulter, Yelena is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a numerous-time World Champion. She became the first woman to clear the 5-metre (16-foot 4.75-inch) mark in the sport’s history.