Many of the introduction agencies offer translation services, including automatic (computer-assisted) translations of the ladies’ profiles.
If a Russian woman is serious about meeting a future husband through one of these agencies she will not ask you to send money, she will ask you to come visit her hometown!
You can learn more about how to avoid these scammers on some of the sites reviewed here.
One last thing you should be aware of: there is a new law in the United States called the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act (IMBRA).
Most companies that are in the business of introducing men to foreign women for the purpose of marriage are required to follow the steps outlined in this law. Only American-based companies are required to comply with this law, and most of the sites listed here do.
If you are serious about finding a Russian wife, A Foreign Affair (aka Loveme.com) is a great starting place.
They have been in business about 14 years and are one of the first so-called mail order brides sites to go online.
They have been featured on 60 Minutes, in Time Magazine and dozens of other publications.
There was even a movie based on AFA and the foreign brides industry.
Making sense of all the Russian bride matchmaking sites on the Web is no easy task.