Yana Krasnikova To Represent Ukraine at Miss Universe 2017
Yana Krasnikova from Kiev was crowned as Miss Universe Ukraine 2017 on August 10, 2017 during the grand finale of the pageant held in Fairmont Grand Hotel, Kiev. She succeeds Alena Spodynyuk and will now represent Ukraine at Miss Universe 2017 pageant hoping to succeed Iris Mittenaere of France as next Miss Universe.
This is the second edition of Miss Universe Ukraine pageant after Oleksandra Ruffin sold the rights of the Miss Universe Ukraine pageant to Anna Filimonova. Oleksandra Ruffin produced six commendable placements at Miss Universe in a short span of ten years.
The latest placement of Ukraine at Miss Universe was in 2014 through Diana Harkusha who became the second runner up at Miss Universe 2014.