The Miss National Beauty Contest’s innovative online casting campaign has awarded its first cash prizes. The winner of the Miss Blond contest is 20-year old Veronica Koshkina from Klincy, who received 5,745 votes. Veronica receives 90,000 rubles and a personalized card from Russian Standard Bank with her own individual design, as well as the chance to participate in the final casting for Miss Russia 2014. Veronica is a fourth-year student of Moscow State Technical University, studying engineering business and management. She is interested in music, historical literature, foreign languages and sports. Among Veronica’s achievements are scientific works on the physics of semiconductor lasers and quantum transitions.
Veronika Koshkina is the winner of Miss Blond of the Miss Russia 2014 pageant
The second and third prize winners, Ekaterina Kayankina, 18, from Kemerovo (3,826 votes), and Elena Khoroshavtseva, 23, from Barnaul (3,143 votes), win 60,000 rubles and 30,000 rubles, respectively. They also won the chance to order a personalized Russian Standard Bank card with their individual design.
A special Jury’s Choice award was presented to 19-year-old Marina Shamugina from Dubna. Marina receives 15,000 rubles as a prize.
Last week, Miss Russia’s management handed out prizes for the Miss Brunette online contest. Twenty-year-old Benazir Razhabbaevna from Novosibirsk received 9,325 votes, winning 90,000 rubles.
Benazir Razhabbaevna is the winner of Miss Brunette of the Miss Russia 2014 pageant
Miss Longest Legs is the next award open for voting now at www.missrussia.ru