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Russian women are also more forward, he says: "You can just be talking to someone and some beautiful girl will come up to you with a chat-up line.
Back at home, the guy would have to have to make the first move." Not every Russian woman has access to expat hangout spots, though, giving rise to a booming business of dating agencies that specialize in foreign men.
Initially, women were hoping to find a partner from the United States, then Britain.
The most popular source countries were Ukraine, Turkey, Moldova and CIS countries, followed by Germany, Afghanistan and Israel.
Britain and the United States also featured on the list.
Indeed, in her view, the economic crisis has made Moscow women want to stick with the familiar.
"It's better to wed one of your own, than an overseas prince.