Miss Ukraine Granted US Visa After Outcry Over Rejection

The US has finally granted an American visa to Miss Ukraine so she can take part in the Miss Universe pageant in Atlanta after initially denying her entrance amid controversy between the two countries.

Last week, gorgeous Miss Ukraine beauty queen Anastasia Subbota was denied a visa just weeks before the Miss Universe finals in the city of Atlanta in the south-eastern US state of Georgia between 28th November and 9th December.

The move came amid ongoing controversy involving the two countries involving allegations that US President Donald Trump asked his Ukrainian counterpart for assistance in digging up dirt on 2020 election hopeful Joe Biden.

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Ukrainian Miss Universe Anastasiia Subbota

According to the head of the Ukrainian organising committee Anna Filimonova, they wrote an open letter to the interim Charges d’Affaires in the Ukraine, American diplomat William Taylor, regarding the issue.

Filimonova said the beauty queen went to the US Embassy to fill out her paperwork to visit the country for the Miss Universe pageant, but an official told her “these documents have already been filed” and without further explanation, the model was denied her visa.

Anastasia has to be in the US at least one day before the contest starts.

After finally being granted a visa, the leggy model is about to leave for London where she will attend rehearsals before jetting on to Atlanta.

Netizen ‘Seniorito16’ said: “I am so happy for you.”

‘Krassnatasha7’ commented: “Congratulations!”

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