Naturally, foreigners were viewed as a bridge to the more developed and "civilized" West.
The popular rock group Kombinatsiya summed up in endearing, if flawed, English what was most on Russian girls' minds: "American boy, American joy. " Russian women gained a name for going weak in the knees for anyone from the West.
Russia is entering its second year of crisis, widening the lifestyle gap between Westerners and Russians.
The economic slump has had an impact on the supply side too, as foreigners leave the capital in droves.
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