Traditional women in Russia want to marry quickly, as single women are often looked down on and pitied.
Chivalry The Russian culture still thrives on male chivalry.
Visiting a Russian Orthodoxy service is a true window into their culture.
If you are to go out to eat or are in a public setting, keep your feet on the ground.To show the bottoms of your feet is disrespectful in Russia, so resist any urge to prop up your feet or cross your legs.Men should hold doors, help the women in and out of cars and offer to carry anything heavy.Russian women love this exhibit of manners and will appreciate any charm shown to them.Mirror Behavior When you go out on a date with anyone from Russia, simply remember your manners.
If you slip up on anything, they generally are very forgiving if you seem to be good-natured and not rude.They touch often while talking and see this casual contact as a sign of friendship.Kissing is particularly common and occurs frequently between friends, including the same gender.This chivalry extends to men asking women out on dates and paying for any entertainment on a date.Being a Guest If you are invited to someone's house for dinner, take a small token such as wine, candy or dessert with you.You can also take flowers, but if the function is for a date, be sure to not take yellow flowers.