MOSCOW TO HOST MISS UNIVERSE 2013 CONTEST01.07.2013
Donald Trump, owner of the Miss Universe Organization, made the announcement of the venue him self.
It will the first time that Miss Universe will be held in Russia. It will also be the first return to a European venue for Miss Universe since the 2000 pageant in Cyprus.
The 90 contestants are expected to arrive in Russia around October 15 for the pre-pageant activities.
The Miss Universe pageant has been held anually since 1952. Russia's sole winner was former police officer Oxana Fyodorova in 2002.