So, for the purposes of this review it will be a collective term uniting ladies from the former Soviet Union (FSU).
By the way, there were 15 republics in the former Soviet Union, which became independent states in 1991.
Have you ever personally travelled to these countries to check by yourself? They are all richer than the richest megacities in Canada. Petersburg or Moscow makes figure of a small town ...
Of course you will say that the situation is not famous in small provincial towns and you are right, but in this case, why go abroad?
Why not just go to a big city in Russia or Ukraine? The area is closed, and it concerns only two regions of Ukraine and do you think a girl whose family is caught in a conflict will dream to flee her family and leave her brothers, parents in conflict army to bask in the Miami sun by a pool?
Why else would you consider seeking someone in Russia (Ukraine), if not for being able to get a woman of a much higher quality than is available to you at home?
(The majority of these scams come from Ukraine, as it has extremely low wages—only USD 0-300 a month—and poor law enforcement control.