Get yourself a tourist visa and a plane ticket, learn a bit of Russian and hit up the bars and clubs.
First, I have lost count of the men who have spent big money on plane tickets , hotels / apartments coming to Ukraine to meet with the ladies.
The mail-order part comes from the websites that ostensibly act as dating services that match up these willing brides with their future husbands.
If a woman’s English is not good enough to communicate with men on her own, the agencies offer “translation services” where a staff member writes the messages instead.I’m not personally aware of how accurate the translation is, but I do know that a lot of the messages that get sent to men are highly sexual or at least suggestive.The women who are accepted are (usually) verified, i.e.their Ids get scanned and copied into the agency’s database.While there are websites that offer up women that are ready and willing to be shipped out to the highest bidder, these are scams.
Also, this is called human trafficking and is illegal.
Russian women are beautiful, funny, charming and intelligent.
But don't bother with the dating websites - you're much more likely to get scammed than anything else.
Whether or not that is the woman’s choice is for you to decide. Petersburg, and also in the Ukraine, the economic situation is not great.
Many people live below the poverty line, jobs are scarce, it’s expensive to move to the big cities, and yes, one of the easiest ways to “get out” is to get married to a citizen of a Western country.
The most commonly associated subject with Russia – even all the ads you’ve probably seen while searching for information about traveling to Russia – is the concept of the “Russian (mail-order) bride”.