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Mainly because of language barrier, Russian celebrities are not widely popular abroad. But there are few who have won international fame, shine on world scene, but still call Moscow their home. Here is the list of the most popular Russian celebrities.

1 Sasha Pivovarova

Sleek, slim and sexy, this tiny blond bombshell is hell on wheels. She is a supermodel and featured in many fashion campaigns.

2 Anna Kournikova

This retired tennis player probably doesn’t require introduction. Although she never won a major singles tournament, she became one of the best known tennis players worldwide. She was born in Moscow, and resides in Miami, Fla., at the moment.

3 Maria Sharapova

Another tennis babe. Her crowning moment came in 2004 when she won Wimbledon at a mere 17 year of age. Off the court she is known for her looks. She often takes modeling jobs. The attractive blond often draws comparisons to fellow Russian Anna Kournikova, but her skills on the court are what set the two apart.

4 Natalia Vodianova

Natalia Vodianova spent her early life in a sheer poverty, selling fruits in the street as a child. Now, with campaigns for Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and Miss Sixty to her name, Vodianova is a true supermodel. She has done it all, from Vogue covers to big-name fashion shows. The media loves her not only for her "real" look, but because her story is so inspiring.

5 Mila Yovovich

Milla Jovovich was born in Soviet Union. She is an American actress, fashion model, designer and musician. Mila is best known for starring in films such as "The Fifth Element," "Resident Evil" and "A Perfect Getaway."

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