A Sculptor - animalist, was born in Moscow and her first own dog was an Airedale in 1965. From 1975 she was involved with Great Dane breeding and in the last twenty-five years in Borzoi breeding, culminating in European, Junior World and International Champions. The kennel is named in honour of Igor B Solovjov - of the perfect connoisseur of a history of breed and collector of all items of information on the origin of the Russian Borzoi. Except for titles of international champion, they have two Champions of Europe, one Champion of the World, four Young Champions of the World, three Young Champion of Europe ,and the winner of breed at the most prestigious dog show of the world - "CRUFT's"! Marina's second breed is the Dachshund. She began judging in 1979 and so far has judged in Switzerland, Germany, UK, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia and other countries. She is approved to judge all groups and Best In Show. Vice-President of the National Borzoi Club.