My name is Elena Petrova. It's my picture at the top left corner. I am a Russian woman who 10 years ago married a western man. Yes, I am totally real. You can ring the office and chat to me to confirm that, or if you are in the area, drop by and say, "Hello".
I created this website in to provide western people insight to the recent phenomenon of "Russian brides" from the Russian woman's point of view. If you wonder what is in the heads of those pretty Russian, Ukrainian and Eastern European girls that you see on various websites advertising themselves as available for marriage with western men, you are at the right place to find it out!
Hundreds of men also contributed to the contents, posting stories about their personal experiences in search for their perfect Russian bride, so you could benefit from their knowledge.
This site will give you insight about "Russian mail order brides"; who they are, what they are like and why they are so available.
I designed it to specifically answer the most important questions and clear up myths and cultural misunderstandings. Russian Brides Cyber Guide's motto is: I spent years writing this information. I have weaved much of my personal experience, my life and my heart into it. I am sure you will find most of your questions answered here - for the most frequently asked questions, see the page FAQ. The first question most people usually ask is, " Why Russian women are seeking men abroad? It's very refreshing after reading all of the propaganda from many of the other agencies.
I've traveled through Russia several times, and have learned many of the truths you list on your site first hand.
I learned more from her web-site in 1 hour than I could in a lifetime. In the USA, my only exposure to these women was from movies and magazines.
My experience has left me with a new impression about Russian women and maybe someday I can find one the right way. The Blacklist, your websites, John's websites and most importantly, your honesty. While there are many websites and agencies, you always stand out for your honesty and for your willingness to take the first step in doing the correct thing.
You do not think like most people involved in this business. They think 'How can this benefit ME? You think of what can be most helpful to ALL and sometimes it is not a direct benefit to you in terms of money. But your reputation benefits from your actions every time.
Tony, Sacramento, California I would just like to say that I am impressed with the sincere and honest answers you provide to men who may be pursuing a Russian woman's interest. It is nice to see, for once, a woman's point of view instead of the typical "ad agency hype" or "testimonials" that were written from a man's perspective.
Thanks also, for helping to dispel some of the misinformation and over-generalizations floating around the Internet about Russia in general. Jack I wish to thank you for your site; had I seen it three years ago, it would saved a lot of heartbreak and money. I happened across your web site quite by accident.
And like a good book, I have hardly been able to put it down! They have answered a lot of my questions and explained my Fiancee's actions in certain circumstances. I will recommend your site to anyone thinking of seeking a Russian bride.