A-List subscribers get read receipts, incognito mode, and a larger inbox.
There’s also a boost feature, which is supposed to ensure your profile gets seen by more users.
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.
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.
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.
Your best success with online dating in Russia will be in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
That’s not great when you consider the 70-plus results OKCupid served up for us, but it was better than any other site we looked at.
We also received the highest percentage of messages we rated “good.” While all of OKCupid’s main features — messaging, viewing profiles, answering questions — are free, there is a paid option for those looking to get a little more out of their search.
We also went on a few dates to see if the services could pair us up with compatible people.
So, check out the blurbs below for micro-reviews of each online dating site, or click through for full, in-depth reviews that chronicle our dating exploits.
A great matching algorithm doesn’t mean much, though, if it doesn’t translate into conversations and dates.