By Ilona Bray , J. If you are marrying someone from Russia, and plan to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U. Warning: This is a general overview of how the process works for most people. Your situation might contain complications or qualify for exceptions; see an attorney for a full analysis. First, a little background on U. Marriage to a U.
7 reasons not to date a Russian woman - Russia Beyond
Russian women are probably the most popular topic in Russia, and it would be strange not to talk about it. People end up in Russia for a variety of reasons. One of the most talked-about phenomena of Russia is certainly the women, especially among male expats. There are jokes in every Western country about mail order brides, overly materialistic women, and high divorce rates in Russia. Where is the truth in all of these stereotypes? Are these stereotypes or simply cultural differences?
The question whether marriage as an institution should be abolished is now being debated all over Russia with a violence and depth of passion unknown since the turbulent early days of the Revolution. Last October a bill eliminating distinctions between registered and unregistered marriages and giving the unmarried consort the status and property rights of the legal wife was introduced in the Tzik, or Central Executive Committee. So much unforeseen opposition to the proposed law developed that the Tzik decided to postpone its final adoption until the next session, meanwhile initiating a broad popular discussion of the project. Since that time factories, offices, clubs, and various Soviet organizations and institutions have passed resolutions for and against the bill, and the halls have not been able to hold the eager crowds that thronged to the meetings in city, town, and village.
Wearing your stilettos to take the rubbish out? Putting on full makeup just to pop out to the shop? Yes, and why not?