Russian online beauty contest Miss Blonde, in which 44 Russian girls were participating, now has its winner. The title belongs to 20-year-old Veronica Koshkina from the town of Klintsy, the Bryansk region, a message on the official website of Miss Russia beauty contest said.
As many as 5,745 people voted for Veronica Koshkina during the vote that took place during the week. The girl won the money prize of 90,000 rubles ($3,200) and a "ticket" to the final casting for "Miss Russia 2014."
The second place was taken by 18-year-old Ekaterina Kayankina from Kemerovo (3,826 votes, 60,000 rubles). The third place went to Elena Khoroshavtseva from Barnaul (3,143 votes, 30,000 rubles).
Russia has been deprived of the right to hold international competitions and apply for them for four years