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What do Russian women like about foreign/American men?

After a few years of keeping this blog I still get one repetitive question: "What do Russian women like about foreign/American men?" And since my response always breaks all known stereotypes about Russian women being 'mail order brides', I am ready to answer this question over and over again. To be loud and clear I will give you a list of things Russian women like and get from foreign partners rather than from Russian men. In my list I will be going from the least important to the most important. 1. Opportunity to see the world outside of Russia. Unless…
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How To Get Married In Russia? List Of Documents You Need.

For some couples with foreign partner(USA, EU, Canada), to get married in Russia may be the only option. For couples like these who struggle to find full and reliable list of documents to do that I dedicate this blog post. There is no point in arguing about unbreakable Russian bureaucratic system. Unfortunately, you either try your best to obey it or choose another country to get married. But trying to change the system is as impossible as changing the spots on a leopard. So what are the documents you will need in case you decide to get married in Russia?…
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“90 Day Fiance” Or How To Avoid Green-Card Huntresses

Mike and Aziza A few days ago I came a cross a reality show called "90 Day Fiance". This show is about foreign women that come to the US on K-1 Fiance Visa to meet their future husbands. During these 90 days that the visa allows them to stay in the country legally girls either have to get married or go back to their home country. One couple was of a particular interest to me since it drew a lot of negative feedback from viewers. The couple's manes are Mike and Aziza. The viewers of the show accuse Aziza in…
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Marriage Proposal Tips: Does Age Matter?

You probably have already thought about this difficult and nervous procedure of a marriage proposal to a Russian woman. Let me try to make it easier for you. Precisely in this situation, you should consider traditions and customs of your future wife. I am by no means saying that you should discredit your own. Best of all is to create some kind of mixture of customs that would please both sides. Also a lot of things depend on the age of your fiancée. The younger she is the more romantic it should be. A Russian girl of the age 25…
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