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What Is Going On In Russia? Will It Affect Relationship With Your Russian Woman?

Ever since the Crimea crisis a lot of my listeners and readers asked me to comment on how this whole situation affects mixed couples especially those of Russian girls with American partners/boyfriends/husbands. The Crimea situation is certainly a difficult one, and as any International crisis it can put two loving people of a different origin against each other. I have witnessed broken friendships because of this conflict. It is unfortunate that due to an outpour of political propaganda people stopped looking at each other as individuals but rather see one another as states. I will be honest with you. It…
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Russian Dating Websites vs. Real Life Meeting. Avoiding Russian Xenophobia.

As a person who never used dating websites and met her husband with no help of the Internet, I was always a 'pro-real meeting' and used to put dating websites to doubt (despite the fact that many of them are successful at what they do). It's just that a part of me always thought that it was hard to feel if a person is right for you through the screens and wires of the web. Recent events made me look at Russian dating websites and meeting women via the net differently. Many friends of mine are well aware that my…
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How To Get To Russia? Tourist Visa Requirements.

The lack of information on the web concerning how to get to Russia is astonishing. Many websites simply do not provide trustworthy list of documents, moreover they know very little about the process of applying and receiving Russian visa. Based on information from official Russian sources, my own experience and the experience of my husband who is an American citizen, I will try to give you the information you can actually use with and trust. So here we As you know a lot of countries make it really hard for Russians to travel the world (for a good reason), Western…
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What food do all Russian girls love?

I remember asking my classmates, 99% of whom were girls, what was their favorite food. And I was surprised how many of them replied sushi. At the time of asking I was not aware of how sushi tasted, since I was a frosh and could not quite afford a costly (for a student) trip to a sushi restaurant. But this industry grew and spread fast in Russia, bringing thousands of people to try raw fish wrapped in tasteless rice and algae, a ridiculous for Russians combination. However, the results were not at all bad. After trying a Japanese delight Russians…
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Teaching English in Russia

A lot of people, especially Westerners, associate Russia as a backward, obscure and dangerous country. Certainly, in comparison with Europe, the US, and other Western countries Russia is still developing. Unfortunately, this fear becomes a major obstacle for people who are willing to travel and learn what it means to live in Russia. Let me help you to explore Russia without getting into much trouble. If you want to travel to Russia on your own it is better to start thinking it through long before the actual departure. And I am not talking only about calling a travel agency. You…
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Credit/Debit Cards vs. Cash. Traveling To Russia

Traveling to Russia is not always as convenient as traveling, for example, to Europe or the US. But if you strongly decided for yourself to explore Russia, then I have to share some important information that will make your trip as smooth as possible. It is not a secret that paying with credit cards is of a great convenience and truly can be acknowledged as a valuable achievement of the 21stcentury. However, in Russia people have not arrived to the same conclusion yet. Thus, paying for different things can become a real challenge for those who expect it to be as…
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Looking for the Russian woman of your dreams? Here is some useful advice.

In case you decided to go straight to Russia in search of love it is important to consider the city you should travel to. Of course I am not going to tell you which city is good and which is bad, but I will try to point at pluses and minuses of them. Let's break all the cities in Russia into three categories by population: about 5 million and above (Moscow, Saint Petersburg), over 1 million (Samara, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Kazan, Volgograd) and less than 1 million (Khabarovsk, Togliatti, Ulyanovsk, Penza). Certainly, these are not all the cities of the Russian…
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