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The popular rock group Kombinatsiya summed up in endearing, if flawed, English what was most on Russian girls' minds: "American boy, American joy. " Russian women gained a name for going weak in the knees for anyone from the West.



Russia is entering its second year of crisis, widening the lifestyle gap between Westerners and Russians.But the fascination with foreignness is, it appears, skin deep.Moscow today, with its hip cafes, shiny business centers and fashionable retail stores, is no longer the Moscow of the '90s, when girls fantasized about being whisked away by a foreign prince in Levi's.Forums are full of the accounts of Russian women thanking their coaches for a "happy end" — engagement or marriage to a foreigner.

"Thanks to you and your website I got married yesterday! She describes her friendship with an American man: "I was once too afraid to believe in fairy tales." Sixteen percent of all marriages registered in Moscow in the first ten months of 2015, were mixed, according to data from the state registry office.

Most male expats say that their nationality can still have a positive impact on girls.