Online dating in Russia hasn’t taken off to the extent it has in other parts of the world.The best online dating sites in Russia cannot compare in terms of quality and membership numbers to the best online dating sites in the United States and Canada.
The absense of body-language and voice mean other humans will try hard to gauge 'who you are' from what you write.
If things go well, you can of course let your 'appointment' slide. If you want to take this to the next level, you can get a friend to drop-call you with a reason to leave sudenly - though hopefully saying you need to go should be enough.
And finally, remember to always let a friend know where you are going.
These two big cities have the largest pools of singles from which to choose. In fact, some of the most beautiful women I have ever seen have been from Russia.
And while I tend to prefer the racial diversity of Brazil and Colombia, I have to make an exception for this part of the world.
Nevertheless, if you speak some Russian (speaking Russian is a HUGE advantage as many women don’t speak English), have some decent conversation skills and a tremendous work ethic, you will be in a good position to attain success in Russia.