This former Russian rhythmic gymnast turned international top model and actress is one impressive beauty to keep your eye on…
Tell us about your career as a profesional gymnast, Kira.
I started practicing gymnastics at the age of six, professionally began competing from 11 and became a member of the Russian national team at the age of 13.
What is something most people wouldn’t know about you?
That I finished special school for professional athletes, with gold medals in Academics, and earned a scholarship in Moscow State University – the best university in Russia.
How did you get into modelling?
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How Living in the COGOP Orphanage Changed My Life
I recently contacted a few of our children’s home directors and asked if they could get in touch with a former student who would be willing to share how living in the Church of God of Prophecy children’s home affected them and influenced their lives. The following testimonies are examples of how your donations and prayer support are helping to raise men and women of God in a loving home–not only in providing physical care, but spiritually impacting their lives and their eternity.
Pesky birds take flight when these goose dogs are on the job.
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MADE TO BE BROKEN
AND PUT BACK TOGETHER AGAIN
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