By Varia Makagonova
Probably the most commonly associated topic with Russia – even most of the ads you’ve most likely seen while looking for information on planing a trip to Russia – may be the idea of the “Russian (mail-order) bride”. The idea is the fact that there is a large number of feamales in Russia that are hopeless to marry rich and/or get free from the nation, so that they will joyfully marry anybody who provides all of them with a cushy lifestyle and a visa. The part that is mail-order through the internet sites that fundamentally work as dating services that match these ready brides with regards to future husbands.
And everybody seemingly have a tale of a “friend” whom ordered a bride that is russian divorced him the moment she got her complete citizenship. While that feels like an absurd misconception I wouldn’t be surprised if many people reading this consider it a matter of fact when it comes to Russia if you replace “Russian” with any Western nationality. Continue reading