High heels, tiny bikinis and Soviet nostalgia: Why is Miss USSR happening in London?

Press quote (The Independent)
27 April 2019

“It shows a serious lack of taste and historical awareness,” former British ambassador to Latvia Ian Bond told The Independent, now foreign policy director at the Centre for European Reform.

“Imagine if someone organised a 'Miss Third Reich' competition for women from countries occupied by the Nazis? Or even 'Miss British Empire'?!” he adds.