In the autumn of 2016, Anna Kotova of Moscow logged on to Bridesandlovers.com, a dating site designed for Eastern European women, and met a man living halfway around the world.
American-born Peter Rinaldi said the connection was instantaneous and undeniable.
They like to make themselves beautiful and enjoy every minute of it.
For thousands of years, many different peoples have lived in and roamed the territory of today's Russia - the Proto-Indo-Europeans, Slavs, Scandinavians, Mongol-Tatars, Germanic peoples, and many others.
While Western women often accuse Russian women of poor taste when it comes to fashion, the latter keep and cherish their love for bright coloured clothes.
Their passion for colours, gold, silver and gems is most likely the legacy of the East, and might never be fully understood by Westerners.
There are many variations of online dating scams originating in Russia and Eastern Europe but they have in common a high emotional and financial cost to unsuspecting scam victims.provides a safe space to meet a real person and build a lasting relationship using live chat and translation tools.In total, over 175,000 singles have signed up to this well-established dating network in search of international friendship, dating, and love.“We hit it off immediately and knew we were right for each other,” he wrote in a testimonial.“It’s been wonderful, and we relate to each other so well in spite of my inability to speak more than a few words in Russian.” In January, Anna traveled to the US to meet her pen pal in person for the first time.