Alina Kabaeva- Vladimir Putin's New Girlfriend
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Alina Kabaeva- Vladimir Putin's New Girlfriend

Moscow : Russia | Jun 08, 2013 at 6:35 PM PDT
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Daily Entertainment Newsyour daily dose of gossipSo we heard Vladimir Putin and his wife since 1983 Lyudmila are divorcing, it came to our ears that there is a new lady in the heart of the Russian politician, a much younger lady I must add, her name is Alina Kabaeva and yes, she is the former Olympic gymnast turned politician who is 30 years his junior!!Some of my friends think Vladimir Putin is one hot piece of Russian butt, I have my doubts about that, certainly Alina Kabaeva agrees with my friends, not to mention that Alina unlike my friends is into politics and Putin is just the perfect partner to hook up with.This is not the first time media has reported a story about Alina and Vladimir being involved, the first time came in 2008, when the the Russian paper Moskovsky Korrespondent stated that she was engaged to marry Putin.The story was published on April 12, 2008 both denied the allegations Putin said there is not a single word of truth in that story, Alina’s rep called the story nonsense and by October 29, 2008 the Moskovsky Korrespondent was closed on financial grounds, nobody talked a thing about it until the following year when on December, 2009 Alina gave birth to her son Dmitri, many believed the boy’s father is Putin, but Alina denied it.Alina also denied that had given birth to a boy or any child whatsoever..On this page I promised to tell you about the most important events in my life and about my family. So when I become a mother (which hasn’t happened yet) I’ll definitely write about it.Thanks to everyone who has sent congratulations and was worried about me. Only because of all of you, I’ve broken my rule of never paying attention to gossip.Let’s not forget Alina was romantically involved with the militia captain who moved to Moscow from Georgia in 1996 to apply for a post-graduate course of the Moscow Institute of Law, Shalva a former boxer holds degrees – athletic and legal.In 2004 Alina and Shalva announced they were getting married, around that time a Russian paper published an interview with Shalva’s wife Olga, mother of his daughter. Shalva and Olga got divorced soon after that but kept in touch eventually Alina and Shalva split up.Some media talked about the possibility that Putin and Alina will get married now that he is single and free to mingle, I guess only time will tell what is going to happen to these two. But would you like to know more about Vladimir Putin’s rumored girlfriend/ mistress and baby mama?Alina Kabaeva Biography.-30-year-old Alina Kabaeva was born Alina Maratovna Kabaeva on May 12th, 1983 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Russia to Lyubov Kabaeva a Russian basketball player and Marat Kabaev, an ethnic Tatar, was a professional footballer with the team Pahtakor. Alina has one younger sister named Lisana.Alina’s road into gymnastics began when she was just a 3-year-old girl, her mother wanted for her to b involved in ice skating or rhythmic gymnastics, eventually she settled on Gymnastic under the training of coaches Anelia Malkina and Lyudmila Nikitina.When Alina was 12, her mother decided that for her daughter to become a better gymnast it was necessary to look for a better training in Moscow, so they looked for Irina Viner – the chief coach of Russia in Rhythmic Gymnastics where Alina began her training for better heights.The following year Alina Kabaeva joined Russian Olympic team, made her debut in 1996, winning her first gold medal two years later at the 1998 European gymnastics Championships in Portugal. Alina won the title again in 1999 plus won the absolute champion World title in Osaka, Japan.The following year she took the bronze at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, won won the gold for the Ball, Clubs and Rope, and silver in the Individual All-Around and Hoop at he 2001 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships.The hardest time in Alina career as a gymnast came when she and teammate Irina Tchachina tested positive for furosemide a banned diuretic, Alina was stripped from her medals and achievements during the World Cup in 2001 and the Goodwill Games, and banned from competing for two years.Their coach Irina Viner claimed Alina and Irina took a food supplement which didn’t contained any banned substances but rather mild diuretics. The problem came when they ran out and the team physiotherapist allegedly restocked at a local pharmacy. However Viner’s testimony didn’t changed the decision made by the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee.In 2003 when Alina Kabaeva made her comeback she won the gold 2003 world championship in Budapest, Hungary, plus 5 all-around titles at the European Champions, took the gold home at the 2004 Athens Olympics,that same year she announced her retirement; however she continued to compete at a friendly competition between Italy and Russia in Genoa, on 10 September 2005. Then won the Gazprom Moscow Grand Prix , She , with fellow Russians Vera Sessina and Olga Kapranova on March 5, 2006. Alina retired in 2007.She was not going to stand still, and in 2007 graduated from Moscow State University of Service, with a major in Sports management, two years later she graduated from St. Petersburg State University of Physical Education, Named after P. F. Lesgaft. Politics had been in her life for quite a while from 2001 to October 2005 she was a Member of the Supreme Council party, United Russia.Then in October 2005 and until September 2007 Alina was the first member of the Public Chamber of Russia on the development of philanthropy, charity and volunteer involved in the problem of insurance Athletes. In 2006 she was the winner of the national award Woman of the Year “Glamour”.Kabaeva was elected deputy of the State Duma of the fifth convocation of the party, United Russia on 2 December 2007. She is also the head of “Alina Kabaeva Charity Foundation”.Alina Kabaeva has been in the cover of Maxim, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Shape, Glamour, FHM among others.Check Alina Kabaeva’ Twitter here and her Website here.

LourdesKriete is based in Miami, Florida, United States of America, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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