During group concert (2006)
|Birth name||Vira Viktorivna Halushka|
3 February 1982 |
Dniprodzerzhynsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (now Ukraine)
|Genres||Pop, Pop rock, Doo-wop|
|Occupations||Singer, presenter, actress|
|Years active||2003–2007 (group)
|Associated acts||VIA Gra, Verka Serduchka, Valeriy Meladze, TNMK, Diskoteka Avariya, Dan Balan|
Vira Viktorivna Halushka (Ukrainian: Віра Вікторівна Галушка, Russian: Вера Викторовна Галушка,Vera Viktorovna Galushka; born 3 February 1982), better known by her stage name Vera Brezhneva (Russian: Вера Брежнева, Ukrainian: Віра Брежнєва), is a Ukrainian pop-singer and television presenter.
Vera was born on 3 February 1982 in Dniprodzerzhynsk, in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union. She was raised in an ordinary family. Her mother, Tamara, is Russian, and her father, Viktor is mixed of Ukrainian and Russian descent. Her father worked in a chemical factory located by the Dnieper River. Her mother, who had graduated from medical school, worked in the same place. Vera has three sisters - one older (Halyna) and two younger (Nastya and Vika, twins). She bought a flat for her parents in Boryspil, nearby Kiev. The father of Vera's daughter (Sonia) is Vitaliy Voychenko, to whom Vira was married for a few years. She graduated from the Rail Engineering Institute of Dnipropetrovsk as an economist.
In 2002, Brezhneva was invited to a casting organized to find a girl to replace Alena Vinnitskaya and she won. In January 2003 Nu Virgos started performing in the new configuration (Nadezhda, Anna and Vera) that, due to its amazing popularity, gained the name of "the golden line up".
In July 2007, Brezhneva decided to have a break from the band, which ended in December 2007 with the official announcement of her leaving  Nu Virgos. Vera was replaced in the group by Tatiana Kotova.
Power of 10
Return to music
In May 2008, Vera premiered her first single called Ya Ne Igrayu (Я Не Играю;I Don't Play). The song was written by her former producer Konstantin Meladze. The second single Nirvana came out on 27 October 2008. Third single Ljubov v bolshom gorode (Love in the big city) was released in 2009. Then she appeared in the video Leto vsegda (Summer forever) of the group Diskoteka Avariya with actresses Anastasia Zadorozhnaya & Svetlana Khodchenkova. The fourth single was released in April - Ljubov spaset mir (Love will save the world) and reached #1 in Russian Airplay Weekly. The next single Pronto, a duet with Potap was released in September. Her sixth single was a duet with Dan Balan Lepestkami slez (Лепестками слез; Petals tears). Early in 2011, Vera premiered her new single Real'naya jizn, and at the end of 2011 the single Sexy Bambina and early in 2012 the single Ishu tebya were released.
Love in the big city
Vera has also played Katja in the movie "Love in the big city 1 & 2. "
|2008||"Я не играю" (I don't play)"||—||6|
|2009||"Любовь в большом городе (Love in the big city)"||—||19|
|2010||"Любовь спасёт мир (Love will save the world)"||1||1|
|"Пронто (Pronto)" (with Potap)||—||31|
|"Лепестками слез (By the petals of tears) (with Dan Balan)||1||1|
|2011||"Реальная жизнь (Real life)"||1||1|
|"Ищу тебя (I am looking for you)"||7||—|
|"Любовь на расстоянии (Love from a distance)" (feat. DJ Smash)||48||14|
|2013||"Хороший день (Nice day)"||2||11|
- Lyubov spasyot mir (2010)
- "Вера Брежнева навсегда покидает "Виа Гру"". Randevucity.net. 2007-07-30. Retrieved 2011-10-27.
- 18:16 (2008-01-14). "Первый канал. Зарубежное и тематическое вещание / Эфир / Магия десяти". 1tvrus.com. Retrieved 2011-10-27.
|Most beautiful woman by VIVA!