Olga Glioza. The unwritten rules of Russian hospitality dictate that your Russian partner will feel obliged, especially if your relationship is at the very initial stage and neither of you are quite sure where things are going. Believe us, you will be thanked. This topic is seen as something too personal, so the joke may be taken in a negative way.
Even though we live in the modern world, and the feminist movement is not just an abstract concept, many women in Russia still expect a man to treat them. Add to Plan. If you invite a lady to a cafe, restaurant, museum, just anywhere — in case you want to impress her, be ready to cover the costs.
Give us feedback. At least not on a first date. Mind your manners.
If you have a date lined up when in Russiatake a look at our helpful guide to things to avoid when romancing your Russian. Russians in general love jokes, and there is a lot of irony in Russian humour too.
To allow us to provide a better and more tailored experience please click "OK". If you are a lady, being a little late will be excused, if not expected. In Russia, an even of flowers is given only on one occasion — at a funeral.