Via ESPN: Ex-world No. 1 Safin elected into Russian Parliament
The two-time grand slam winner, who retired from the sport in 2009, is a member of Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party and has won a seat in the Duma’s lower house as a representative for the Nyzhny Novgorod region, which is roughly located 500km from Moscow.
Read the entire article here. Congratulations Marat! He may be a pretty face but we all know that he’s got a lot going up there as well, I’m personally excited for this new chapter in his life :)
Usually, everything works quite differently than expected. I am totally happy with any scenario. In the unpredictable lies all the sweetness of adventure. Life is a great thing, with new knowledge, meetings, feelings, changes. You can travel, make friends, visit people. What more do you want?