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Is corruption rampant in Russia?  
Is corruption rampant in Russia? I can NOT believe what I was told today so I am hopeful someone that really knows Russia will either know a great deal …

Visas for Work and Business in Russia 
Hi Bob, I have a super important question Per visa work and business? In Short; I learned today all firms like Visa Express are different. Some …

What about pictures with lots of stuff? 
Sometimes on the sites I see Russian women with all kinds of stuff surrounding them. Like huge stuffed animals, massive rose bouquets, and other even more …

Best European / Eastern Europe dating sites 
Which is the best site for meeting European / Eastern Europe women's? I tried romancecompass but it is clearly a scam site.. Also friendfinder …

RussianBrides.com --- lots (25) emails per day without my profile 
I created a basic profile with almost all fields blank (except age, 42), and no photograph. My correct age and that's about it. No paragraphs about me …

I have been visiting a 48 yearold beauty from Belarus, I have been there twice for a few weeks, she wants to get visa here 
We have been communicating on Viber 3-4 hours every day for 8 months with her helping me with Russian and me helping her with English. She has never asked …

K-1 risk managment? 
My family and I are looking for information about the flow of documentation for a K-1? I've talked with attorneys. Later in the K-1 process I understand …

Am i being lied to? 
Hi. I have known my friend Sergey for nearly 3 years now. We first met through a social site and we became friends. I was dating someone at the time, so …

So here goes... I'm gay! Do you know anything about meeting Ukrainian or Russian men? 
So here goes... I'm gay! Do you know anything about meeting Ukrainian or Russian men? I have talked to a few guys online. Are my challenges similar …

How to carry Cash and Other Travel Questions 
I read on this site that you need cash in Russia. Do you have any tips on finer points? It's a bit unnerving for me due to lack of experience, and …

3 Correspondence tips I've learned and more. 
I've been invited by my Beautiful Russian new Girl Friend to live with her during my entire stay in Russia. Let's say 3 weeks. By the way; this is …

Correspondence vs. Extended Tour question 
Bob, I was reading through the YOUR Questions section and I saw where you were musing about taking the approach of visiting Kiev for an extended time …

Kiev Ladies 
I have seen on your website that you say to avoid Kiev women. Would you say this is more of a guideline? I am in my mid 50s and am looking at women 37-52. …

Travel to meet a Ukrainian woman 
I was curious to know how best to reach a Ukrainian woman who doesn't live right in Kiev. I know very little Russian or Ukrainian (a la West Ukraine) …

I have two questions: age difference and avoiding scammers/liars. 
I am 51 years old and in very good shape and people guess that I am about 40. Its due to genes (my dad looked very young) and clean living (no drugs ever, …

Advice on how and when to talk about relationship questions 
I just met a girl on russian-ukrainian-women.com... she's pretty, 28, speaks fluent English, etc. On my second email I gave her my number and asked if …

Are Russian/Ukrainian women open-minded about hearing-impaired men? 
I've experienced with local ladies that they judge me because of my hearing for one reason or another. I've found it's best to not say anything about it …

Can a Russian woman just travel to U.S.A and marry a man? 
I have been in contact with a Russian woman who would like to come visit me. Can she do that? And while she is here and if all is well could we just get …

What's the best dating site for an individual tour? 
Hi Bob! Yes, it's the Canadian guy again!! I've been on the correspondence approach since about 3-4 months. I've talked to many women, some serious …

What are the best places to go on a individual tour? 
Before I ask my two questions, let me give you a bit of my history. As you must know, it's not my first question here. About a month ago I registered on …

What is the success rate of men going to Ukraine for a wife? 
I see you've done every tour under the sun. I'm wondering why you've taken so many tours. Did it take all that to find a wife in Ukraine? I don't want …

How can I contact a woman on Elena's Models? 
I am serious about contacting a woman from Turkmenistan on Elena's Models . I have sent more than 20 comments and email to your site, but you did …

Are Russian women primarily interested in American men for the Green Card and citizenship? 
Question: Are Russian women primarily interested in American men for the Green Card and citizenship? I mean really - why else would a VERY attractive …

What percentage of Russian women speak English? 
Question: What percentage of Russian women speak English? How good is their English? Bob's Answer: I don't have any official statistics …

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Anyone out there heard of a Site called go date now  
Curious to know your thoughts and or reviews about go date now website. It seems legit but I'm not sure. Bob's Answer: I have never heard …

3 Year Russian Visas for US Citizens? BS or Real? 
I ran into a site that's new to me. It covers business visas and claims U.S. citizens can get a 3 year visa. Is this real, or is it off beat BS? …

Georgia? Visa Requirments? 
Hi Bob, I wanted to see what you say about this? Is it fact that a U.S. citizen doesn't need a Visa for Georgia? I see that Russian citizens are welcome …

Israel how to learn Timelines 4 temporarily living there? 
Israel is Visa free to both U.S. and Russian citizens. Upon entry you have 90 days and only need I.D. and say; A ticket with a departure date to prove …

Non visa destinations for short layover 
I have question related to Kiev. While a K-1 is being processed, mine and Natalya's plan is to go live in Israel. It's open and friendly. A visa is not …

Do you want to learn a small degree of Russian Language?  
Do you want assistance? If yes I'm prepping a quick study guide, and I am willing to help you. I'm retired, this is just a hobby for me. …

Do alot of Russian women assume U.S. men are rich? 
I've been gaining experience for over five months with this. I've been to Russia, and so on. I've noticed even men in the families of women seem to assume …

International Marriage Broker Act effects on responses  
I've just researched the marriage brokers act of 2005. In it, it appears the woman from a foreign country must sign off on every single male that inquires …

Curious if you've ever heard of something like this  
I am curious about your thoughts on my situation... I matched with a girl on a dating app on my phone. She was swiping from Russia even though I thought …

No answer yet! 
I asked you a question concerning my background history and never received an answer. I can't believe that you are that bogged down with questions to answer …

Is there a realistic chance for me? 
I was convicted of a sex crime in 1996 and have been fighting the conviction since. I entered into a Ukraine dating website not knowing anything about …

Will the Russian government seize a citizen's passport for having a Canadaian work visa? 
Will the Russian government seize a citizen's passport for having a Canadaian work visa? Bob's Answer: I don't really know the "official" …

Is it possible to get random emails from these women 
My husband gets these emails every so often from foreign women wanting a relationship. They say they found his email on a dating agency but he knows he's …

Random emails by Russian women? 
My husband has Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube but that's it. He's not on a dating site of any kind. I've checked. Yet once in a while he gets these emails …

Taking Meds to Russia 
I take a number of medications. Lets just say it's strong medication. I plan to have a written letter from my Doctor. The letter is standard for many …

Do all trips involve a lot of walking? 
I am reading and re-reading, your "Russian Travel" information. Question = Is the excessive walking due to getting around on tours? I'll be hitting …

Russian Visas Excetera 
I have read this site once. I'm re-reading it again. I have been invited to spend a few weeks 2-3 with a new Russian Woman I've meet. I have applied …

Questions about meeting Russian Women 
Hi I have two topics, and or questions... 1. FYI, I clicked on the Angelica link and bells for virus invasion went off on my pc? Now I'm respectfully …

Do you know anything about the romance tour company called "Dream Connections?" 
I want to know if you or anyone you know have used this service. Bob's Answer: I have not personally used this service, but I am familiar …

What are the costs for care after your Russian fiancee arrives?  
Bob, You answered an earlier question from someone else about how much it would cost to bring a Russian woman to the US. I have a follow up question. …

How fast is the process of a Russian woman without a visa to obtain one 
My girlfriend has never had a Visa and is in the process of obtaining one. Is this is a difficult process and how long will it take? Bob's Comment:

How do Russian women keep getting my email? 
I know it's a scam. But I'm curious to find out how they are getting my email. They claim they found it on a dating site and want to get to know me more …

Is it difficult for a Russian Woman get a US Visa as a tourist? 
I have been communicating with a Russian beauty for a month and have been wondering about her visiting the U.S. during her vacation from work. Bob's

What are Russian women's view about sex? 
I didn't see anyone asking this question and I know people (men!) are thinking it. So, Id thought I'd ask. I have read previously that Russian women …

How much does it cost to bring a Russian woman to the US? 
I have heard a wide range, from as little as $4,000 and up. There are the obvious costs of airfare, and paper pushing at immigration etc. Then somewhere …

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Scammers and viewing profiles 
Hey Bob: I read previously how one of your suggestions for determining a scammer is to see if someone who communicates to you has viewed your profile. …

In general, do Russian or Ukrainian women accept disabilities,,,such as a mid-40's aged man in a wheelchair? 
I am 47, and I am disabled with Multiple Sclerosis. I have a good attitude; I do not give up. I hope to find a woman who understands and appreciates …

Is this Russian woman from Solikamsk real? 
Hi, I am from the UK and was wondering if you can spot if a Russian woman I'm writing is a scammer? She is supposedly stuck there starving waiting for …

Length of courtship 
I understand with courting a woman from Eastern Europe that it isn't like dating here in the states. It's probably not feasible to date for 2, 3 or 4 …

What are the visa requirements for Ukrainians traveling to Cuba? 
Does a Ukrainian passport give the girl the right to enter Cuba without a visa and stay forever, like a Russian passport does? I live in Cuba and like …

Limited options at Ukraine4date.net... Do you have any recommendations for other personal agencies, Russian or Ukraine? 
I talked to Katrin at Ukraine4date.net... nice girl, but their database is quite small. I'm looking for something more. Do you have any recommendations …

Your dating sites experience 
Hallo, I'm a journalist from Ukraine, I'm writing about dating online services. I would like to get some commentaries for my article. The question is …

I started getting emails from this Russian woman claiming to know me from a dating site 
Four or five emails in she's claiming she a dentist and is coming to America to start a new life leaving Russia and how she was hurt by some other jerk. …

Hesitant with information! 
Hi, Bob! I met Tanya on FDating. She is from Kiev. The conversations by email have been short and sweet. Telephone calls very short! Tanya says she …

Married Russian woman here but she had to go back 
My friend brought a woman from Russia over to the U.S.A. married here and then he said she had to go back before the 90 day visa expired. She went back …

I want to marry my Russian girlfriend here in the usa. What is the visa she should apply for and what is the cost? 
I want to marry my Russian girlfriend in the USA. What is the easiest way to do this? Bob's Answer: Disclaimer: I am NOT a lawyer and …

Online correspondance help 
So I've started using http://russian-ukrainian-women.com, which was a great recommendation on your part! I'm getting many responses, but I'd say most of …

How can I meet women from smaller towns? 
How can I meet women from smaller towns? I know they only speak speak Russian and don't have email and do not get much attention. Bob's Answer:

Why do sites charge to obtain a lady's contact details? 
Why do sites charge to obtain a lady's contact details? Bob's Answer: It's just one of the ways a site/agency earns money. They are real businesses …

What is your opinion about Russian Cupid? 
Hello Bob It's me Paul again I have another question. I just registered with Russian Cupid and I have to say the pickings are very slim, but there are …

Ukraine vs other Former Soviet Union locations 
Hello... I have been successful at learning the hard-way, and I give Bob a very big "Thumbs-up" on his advice. As I read his site, I could be writing …

Are honest Russian Ladies offended by the fact that dishonest Russian women scam American men by email? 
This may sound like complaining of my own stupidity, but it really isn't. I know very well that there are "good" and "bad" in all aspects of life and …

Ukrainian Woman Wants to Visit Me in South Africa 
I have been corresponding for about two months with a lady from Ukraine. She now wants to visit me in South Africa. She is not asking for money, but says …

Russian lady never asks me questions 
I have been talking to a Russian lady for four weeks now and she never asks any questions yet about me or my life. Why would this be? She thanked me …

I was almost scammed 
I met a Russian woman online and she told me I had to send money to help her. She asked for $ 4500.00 for her stay on a 90 day visa. This did not seem …

Womans's approch to online dating 
Hi Bob! I'm here again with another question :-) This time I'd like to know your opinion or experience about the Russian/Ukrainian approach to the online …

International calls from Russia 
I have been communicating with a Russian lady (or someone who claims to be one!) for a while. She says she doesn't use Facebook, cannot use Skype (no …

No hope for me ever having a Russian wife and kids 
I was recently in communication with a Russian woman. Everything was going well until she asked me "what's wrong with the girls where you live that you …

Is Angelika Network still as good as it used to be? 
Hi Bob and thanks for this great site! Several years ago I used Angelika Network (I think it was called Blue Sapphires at the time), and I was very …

Touring Ukraine 
With all the turmoil that was taking place in Ukraine, how safe is it to travel there at this time? Bob's Answer: Good question! The …

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Russian vs Ukrainan women 
Hi Bob! I'd be curious to know if you spotted any particular difference between Russian and Ukrainan women in your personal experience, that might be useful …

Can I get married in Ukraine? 
I am going to travel to Ukraine and want to get married to the girl I've been corresponding with over there. I want to marry her there in Ukraine. Can …

Real female? 
If we suspect that the Russian person with whom we communicate and exchange secrets is a Tranvestite/Transsexual, how could we ensure it before we arrange …

Safety during the first real world meeting 
Hello! I'm not in connection with any Russian woman at the moment, but I'd be curious to know some advice about how to guarantee (as much as possible) …

How can meet online russian women on this site? 
How can meet online Russian women on this site? Bob's Answer: You can't :-( My site is only a thorough "how to" guide. You can meet Russian …

What country can Russian woman travel to without visa hassles? 
Yes. I met a Russian woman. I know, how cliché`. My question is; "where can she travel to that will not be a hassle for her to get a tourist visa, …

What are the odds? 
I am an American, 5'9, 220 lbs., and really good looking. I work, so I ain't some loser who is unemployed and living home with his parents looking for …

Where can I find a RUS/ENG translator for my email? What are general rates?Do you recommend someone? 
I have met a great girl on Elena's Models . She speaks good English, but for the deep, emotional questions, she will need a translator to communicate. …

Hey Bob 
Thanks for your Counterpoint on Alejandro from Mexico. My comment was not a hard & fast rule for him, but to give him something to think about in the …

Ukraine Visa for Iraqi Citizen 
As a citizen of Iraq do I need a visa to visit Ukraine to meet a Ukrainian girl? If so, how do I obtain this visa? Bob's Answer: I'm not really …

How do you make your trip in Russia or Ukraine the most efficent for a 2 weeks stay? 
Hi It's been a year since I started searching for a wife. I've been to Kiev and Poltava for 10 days last February (which wasn't enough). I personaly …

Is there life for a youngish 73 year old after a 27 year marriage? 
I have written 7 Russian women and only one has answered in the seven days since I subscribed to Elena's. This means 7 expressed interest. My question …

Viber and WhatsApp - Economical International Communication 
These modern "low bandwidth" forms of free international communication are worth a mention on your site, as many girls with basic smartphones can't use …

Is Skype and Email to Russian Women safe? 
I met this woman online only for a month, I have seen her on Skype but only once. I speak with her over the phone, but she seems to be always too busy …

In the correspondence approach do we still need to use the websites? 
Great information! Thank you. Here is my question: Even if we were to use your method of communication which makes the most sense, would we still need …

Are some Russian women possibly interested in dating and marrying African American men 
Are some Russian women possibly interested in dating and marrying African American men? Bob's Answer: This very question was posed here some …

Russian women interested in South Europeans  
Are there Russian women interested in men from the South European "bankrupted" countries or are all of them probably scams? Bob's Answer: I don't …

Why do so many young Ukrainian women looking for husbands already have children? 
I'm wondering why do so many young Ukrainian women looking for husbands already have young children. I understand their cultural desire to have children …

Russian/Ukrainian Women's View of Big Government 
Thanks for this great website! How do Russian/Ukrainian women generally feel towards big government? Do they have an inherent mistrust of government …

Trouble with Schengen visa for a visit by a Russian woman 
I am a widower (63) who wishes to remarry. I have met a Russian woman (57) first over Internet (Skype) and then I visited her in Siberia during the …

How can I get in direct communication with Russian women? 
Can I speak with Russian women to ask if they can come to UK? Bob's Answer: Hi Craig, thanks for writing. Yes, you can speak (well, more likely …

Does AFA have their own agencies or they deal with private agencies? And are these agencies good and trustworthy? 
Hi Bob I'm planning a group tour in Kiev-Poltava with AFA. I like the "holding hand" idea for my first trip there. I know the socials are a total waste …

Is it OK to send money for a women to get Skype to be able to get to know each other? 
By the way, men in 2012 who are seeking a Russian bride are very lucky... We have you who gives us great tips!! Very very lucky! I appreciate it. I'm …

What are the visa requirements for Afghan citizens to visit Russia? 
My name is Ghamai from Afghanistan. I want to visit Russia. What are the visa requirements for Afghan citizens to visit Russia? Bob's Answer:

Is it normal for Ukrainian women to say she doesn't have internet or Skype? Doesn't everybody have internet access in Ukraine and Russia? 
I'm corresponding with a beautiful 26 year old Ukranian woman from Cherkassy with a 6 year old kid. It's the very beginning of the "getting to know each …

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Would a really good looking russian women be seriously interested in average looking men? 
Hi again, I just asked you two questions the last few days and I'm kind of shy to ask you another question. If it's too much, please let me know and I'll …

Which is the best for a foreign wife, Asian, Russian or Latina women? 
Hi! I'm very very serious about finding a foreign wife and bringing her to my country (Canada). I'm getting information about everything. But I'm so confused …

Is it possible for a Canadian citizen to bring a Russian woman to Canada with her children?  
I have two daughters on shared custody and i think it's easier to understand each other when both people have children. I know there will be some procedure …

Do the women pay a subscription fee at UkraineDate? 
I received an email from a very attractive lady at UkraineDate, and she mentioned that it is expensive to chat there. So I was expecting her to ask for …

Can Russian women visit me in the U.S.? 
Question: Can Russian women visit me in the U.S.? It seems like if they are the ones that are able to take a lot of time off of work (if they even …

Are Russian women open to interracial relationships? 
Question: Are Russian women open to interracial relationships? More specifically, do they date/marry non-Caucasians? And even more specifically, …

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