Striking photos of a young, delicate-looking military soldier have captivated the online community, who have dubbed her the ‘World’s Most Beautiful Soldier’.


Her name is Elena Deligioz and her photographs have been used in many forums and debates regarding women in the military, specifically about women in combat.


The pictures have also sparked debate over the woman’s childlike innocent beauty contrasted to the firce and frightening artillery in the photos. Is it all that it seems?


We are able to reveal that the Russian woman in the photos is not actually a soldier, but a model who loves to cosplay with military apparel and weapons. She runs a boutique of military clothing and accessories.