I was also present during an English class at the agency, as well as during meetings between several international couples. I am grateful to all my interlocutors, as well as to Katherine Verdery and two anonymous reviewers for perceptive comments and criticisms.
A university staff member claimed in that there were 26 such businesses, often doubling as travel agencies, in this city ofpeople. In the director of one of the agencies said that at some point there had been around 40 agencies, most of them not officially registered but working out of private apartments.
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While I could not verify thiss like brachnoe agentstvo or mezhdunarodnye znakomstva were displayed by many local travel agencies and photo studios. Monthly per capita income in Marii El was 1, Kratkii statisticheskii sbornik Moscow [Google Scholar]pp. Information about the history and organisational structure of the company comes from an interview with the director, 15 Julyand from Virginia's websites, www.
Fewer customers come from the Netherlands, Germany, India and Japan. The agency also receives requests from Arab men, but none of them has so far contracted a marriage.
Most of the women he has in mind would object to being so called. While the level of education is generally high in Russia, and slightly higher for women than for men, these women are still above average: in the late s Feministische Studien17 1 : pp.
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