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Russian Gift Giving Customs

You probably heard that Russians love gifts. It usually has nothing to do with materialism and in my opinion Russians are much less materialistic than Americans. If you want to appear cultural and make your Russian woman/bride/wife happy, you need to know Russian gift giving customs. Read more »

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Russian Women: Are They Really Who They Say They Are

Question: When I look at Russian women’s profiles online, most of them are beautiful, educated and according to their profiles, have great moral characters. If they are so good, why aren’t they married yet? Read more »

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Are Russian girls much different from Ukrainian or Belarusian?

Question: Are Russian girls much different from Ukrainian or Belarusian? Read more »

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Do Mature Russian Women Prefer Older Men

As a general rule Russian women mature earlier. By the age of 20-22 they are ready to create a family and have children. In Western culture you can rarely find a man who is ready to tie the knot this early, so this is one of the reasons why many mature Russian women prefer to marry older guys.
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Russian Culture: Holidays

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If you decided to develop a relationship with a Russian woman, or if you are already married to one, make sure you remember main Russian holidays. Russians like holidays. They like to celebrate, to give and receive gifts, so please don’t skip Women’s Day or, God forbid, forget about getting her a Birthday gift. She may not say anything due to pride and modesty, but you will make her sad.
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Are Eastern European Women the Same as Russian?

Question: Are Eastern European (Ukrainian, Belarussian, Latvian) women the same as Russian?

I don’t like the phrase “the same”, because even identical twins who were raised by the same parents will not be the same. If by the word “the same” you mean similar core values and mentality, then I should say yes.

First of all, when the Soviet Union collapsed, many Russians and Eastern Europeans ended up living in different countries and getting different citizenships, which had nothing to do with their nationality. Read more »

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Free Russian Dating Sites – How Legitimate Are They?

With the economy being in a dismal state, it is understandable that more and more Western men are searching for free Russian dating sites or marriage agencies. However, when it comes to Russian dating, free is not always the best choice. Here are the reasons why.

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Russian Culture: Superstitions

If you don’t want to get in trouble or freak your Russian bride or Russian wife out, keep in mind that Russians are usually superstitious. Save yourself an embarrassment or three, try to remember these things:

1. An even number of flowers is considered to be a misfortune and you bring even number of flowers only on funerals and graves. Guess how many flowers were in the first bouquet of flowers, which my American fiancé at the time got for me? 16. I knew he didn’t want me to be dead and I never considered myself to be superstitious, but getting an even number of flowers felt a bit weird.
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Best Place to Meet Russian Single Women. No, It’s Not Online!

When someone decides that they want to meet Russian single women, the first places they usually go to are Russian dating/marriage agencies online. While it certainly might be the most convenient and the quickest way, it is not always the best one.

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Russian Culture: Drinking Tea

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When American and Western people think of Russians and their drinking habits, 9 out of 10 people immediately think “vodka”. Many are surprised to find out that Russians are very passionate about tea-drinking and are drinking more tea than British people. So if you go to Russia to visit your Russian bride, expect to have a lot of tea with her, her family and her friends.

Tea was brought to Russia from China in the 17th century and since then Russian people fell in love with this drink. Believe it or not, tea is the most popular beverage in the country and is closely associated with Russian traditions and culture. Read more »

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