Top 10 Most Influential Russian Women

Influential Russian Women

Success stories of the most influential Russian women prove that everyone can break into the big time; the main thing is to want it and work hard. There is a list of resolute and persevering women who exert a strong influence over the fortunes of Russia. 

  1. AlinaKabaeva 

Alina Kabaeva is a Russian gymnast and a famous public and political personShe is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the five-time European champion. No gymnast in the world has yet achieved such results. She is a two-time absolute world champion. She has 25 gold medals of world and European championships, including the first place at the 2004 Olympics. 

  1. MargaritaSimonyan

Margarita Simonyan is a Russian journalist, editor-in-chief of the “Russia Today” news agency, and the head of the “Sputnik” international information agency and the “Russia Today” TV channel. Starting a career as an ordinary correspondent of a provincial television studio, she managed to take one of the leading positions in the modern Russian journalism. Today, Simonyan is in the hundred most influential women in the world according to Forbes. 

  1. KseniaSobchak 

Ksenia Sobchak – is one of the most famous and bright women in Russia. She is a TV and radio host, a journalist, actress, socialite, and public person. She starred in 18 films and wrote 5 books. Ksenia is also known as a successful investor and businesswoman: she is a co-owner of several restaurants in Moscow. In 2017, Sobchak ran for president of Russia. 

  1. TinaKandelaki

This is a famous Russian TV host and public figure. “I managed to work in almost all genres in which an ordinary TV host can express himself. I’m not interested in repeating something. Moreover, I no longer have any ambitions to be recognized,” Tina said in October 2015, shortly after being appointed to the general producer of the Match TV channel. Having become famous as a host of the entertainment programs (“Details” and “The Brainiest Kid)Kandelaki now works exclusively in serious media. 

  1. LyudmilaPutina

Lyudmila Putina is the ex-spouse of Russian President Vladimir Putin, a powerful figure in Russian culture and education, a philologist, and the initiator of the creation of the Center for the Development of the Russian Language. The personal life of the former first lady has been arousing heightened interest among the public for many years. Her divorce with Putin mada huge splash. 

  1. MariaKozhevnikova

Maria Kozhevnikova is a famous Russian actress and public figure. She distinguished herself by the youth television series “Univer.” After the great success as an actress of comedy sitcoms, Maria decided that it was time to start a political career. In 2011, she became a deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation from the All-Russian political party “Edinaya Russia.” 

  1. MariaSharapova

Maria is one of the most beautiful and famous Russian tennis players and an Honored Master of Sports. In addition to the success on the court, Sharapova has many contracts with advertising agencies, and her photos are printed on the covers of glossy magazines. Forbes included Sharapova in the list of “100 most influential world celebrities.” Do you wonder where to find such a girl? You should look for single women for marriage, as they not only beautiful but are always ready to support you. 

  1. ElviraNabiullina

This is one of the most successful and influential women of Russia who holds the post of National Bank’s Governor of the Russian Federation. Thanks to her professionalism and strategic thinking, she is the first woman in the history of the Russian economy who became the main banker of the country and managed to create a relatively favorable business climate in Russia. 

  1. ValentinaMatviyenko 

Valentina is a famous figure in the world of politics who takes an active part in the diplomatic activities of Russia. She occupies the post of a chairwoman of the Federation Council and is a member of the Supreme Council of the “Edinaya Russia” party. On March 29, 2019, Vladimir Putin awarded Valentina with the Order of Andrew the First “for the outstanding contributions in the development and creation of new special equipment, as well as for strengthening the defense capability of Russia.” 

  1. OlgaBuzova

Olga Buzova is an incredibly multiskilled media personality. She successfully showed herself on television, radio, in the fashion industry, cinema, music, and even publishing. She hosta scandalous TV show “Dom 2,” sells advertising space in the personal Instagram profile, has her own line of clothing and jewelry, gives concerts, writes books, and acts in films. Moreover, she released her own cryptocurrency and opened two restaurants in the center of Moscow. 


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