Yana Lapikova photographer of Vladimir Putin
Yana Lapikova photographer of Vladimir Putin. 27-year-old brunette Yana Lapikova has been known not only as a model, finalist of Miss Moscow 2008, but also as a personal photographer of Vladimir Putin, since the time he was a Prime Minister. Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that candidates were selected not by gender, noting that Putin called Lapikova “a really good photographer”, and he didn’t have doubt in the professionalism of photographer Lapikova. He also added that her model past can’t be an obstacle, and in general, is not a crime. Yana Lapikova studied at the Russian State Trade and Economic University, held practical training at the School of Journalism and Public Relations.
September 16, 2011. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (center) in the control room after the ceremony naming the seismic vessel ‘Vyacheslav Tikhonov’. Yana Lapikova.
August 29, 2011. Prime-minister Vladimir Putin visits 16th bike-festival in Novorossiysk organized by the Night Wolves youth organization. Yana Lapikova
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin before the concert held during the nationwide anti-drugs campaign ‘Say No To Drugs, Say No To Steroids’, June 23, 2011. Yana Lapikova