She started skating when she was seven, he when he was six ... They have been skating together since 1994 ... They switched coaches in the spring of 2006 from Elena Kustarova to Alexander Svinin and Irina Zhuk ... Rubleva's parents, Svetlana Bakina and Boris Rublev, were ice dancers who competed internationally ... They withdrew from the 2006 Grand Prix Series after Shefer underwent surgery to cure his appendicitis ... In 2007-08, they skated to "Gopak" (Ukrainian folk dance) for their original dance and a new arrangement of Handel's "Prayer in the Night" (Suite No. 4) for their free dance
2008 Season NotesOD Music: "St. Louis Blues" and "Sing, Sing, Sing"
FD Music: "Nyah" from the Mission Impossible soundtrack by Hans Zimmer, "Solo Tu" from the Frida soundtrack by Elliot Goldenthal and