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  1. New Member Forum

    Welcome New Members of the Russian Meeting Place. Please Post Here.
    1. New Members Post Here

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      Latest: The Introduction Thread... Buckeye5704, Aug 31, 2014 at 11:42 PM
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  2. Welcome to the Russian Meeting Place

    Welcome to the Russian Meeting Place Russian-Western Forums Here you will find our general resources, forum posting guidelines (please read them before posting), as well as other useful general information.
    1. General Discussions/Conversations

      (a place to meet and talk about anything about Russia that does not fit in the forum's other categories...)
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      Latest: Ukranian Civil War Chrismc, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:23 PM
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    2. Off-Topic Chit Chat Non-Russian related Discussion

      Off Topic Chit Chat Non-Russian-related Conversations In this forum, you can speak about any subject that you would like that is not related to Russia: Chit chat, your thoughts about any subject, World Events, etc, this is the place where you can express what is generally on your mind.
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      Latest: Don't hail a cab GentleGiant, Sep 1, 2014 at 11:38 PM
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    3. RMP Videos (must register to view)

      Watch RMP Videos, Videos about Russia, and RMP Member-uploading videos
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      Latest: "Love Me" the Documentary Turboguy, Jul 26, 2014
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  3. Articles and General Information about Russia

    Articles about Russia, relationships, traveling and FAQ's about the forum
    1. About Russian Meeting Place

      About Russian Meeting Place
    2. Information about Russia and the FSU

      Information about Russia and the Former Soviet Union
    3. Dating and Relationships

      Dating and Relationships
    1. Russia in the news...

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      Latest: Putin Pledges $1 Billion for... RMP News Desk, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:32 PM
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    2. Belarus in the news...

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    3. Ukraine in the news...

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      Latest: Russia Calls on US to Push... Ukraine - Google News, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:34 PM
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    1. General Russian Culture Discussions

      General Russian Culture discussions that don't fit into other categries
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      Latest: Russian Food Turboguy, Aug 16, 2014
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    2. Russian Language, Translation, Cyrillic Alphabet

      Russian Language, Translation, Russian Alphabet (Cyrillic), Russifying Computers, etc. Learning the Russian Language, Russian Translation, Translators and other topics and questions about the Russian Language
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    3. Holidays, Customs, Gift-Giving (Gift Suggestions)

      Holidays, Customs, Gift-Giving, Gift Suggestions, & Etiquette Russian Holidays, customs and etiquette, as well as gift-giving discussions.
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      Latest: Happy Independence Day... Buckeye5704, Aug 24, 2014
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    4. Current Events in Russia

      Discussions about Current Events in Russia
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    5. Movies, Film, DVD''s, Television, Radio, Newspaper

      Movies, Film, Television, Radio, Newspapers and DVD's Discussions about Russian Film, Movies, Television (TV), Radio, Newspapers, DVD's, Filmmakers & Directors, Cinema, etc.
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    6. Music

      Discussions about all types of Russian music: pop, rock, modern, classical, folk, etc.
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    7. Food & Drink

      Discussions about Russian Cuisine, Food, Recipes, Drink, Vodka, etc...
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      Latest: Pelmeni recipe Gordon Styer, Aug 12, 2014
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    8. Religion & Spirituality in Russia

      Anything about Religion and Spirituality in Russia: Orthodox Church, Astrology, Fortune Tellers, etc.
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    9. Literature

      Russian literature, poetry, fiction, novels, fairy tales drama, playwrights, writers, novelists, etc...
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      Latest: Women in Russian Fairytales... Legal, Jul 5, 2013
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    10. Art & (Russian) Collectables

      Russian Art, paintings and painters, sculpture, photography, artists, etc., as well as Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian collectable items...
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      Latest: Legal question about... Legal, Jul 4, 2013
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    11. Politics, Military, Law, Crime, Spying (KGB / FSB)

      Anything about Russian Politics, Military, Law, Crime, Spies and Spying (KGB or FSB)
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      Latest: Most Russians see Ukrainian... AkMike, Aug 28, 2014 at 9:47 AM
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    12. History

      Discussion about all periods of Russian history: The Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.), the Russian Revolution and Bolsheviks, Perestroika, Tsars, Decembrists, Stalin, Lenin, etc.
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    13. Business, Economics, Education & Jobs/Employment

      About Russian Business, the Russian Economy, etc...
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    14. Social Issues/Concerns, Human Rights, the Environm

      Social Issues and Concerns, Human Rights, the Environment, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Topics about Social Issues in Russia, Environmental issues like Chernobyl and its effects on Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and Human Rights Issues.
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      Latest: proposed new law may... GoingToRussia, Apr 10, 2014
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    15. Russian Science, Medical, Technology and Computers

      Science, Medicine, Technology, the Russian Computer Industry Topics include Russian Science and scientists, technology, the Computer Industry in Russia, Russian inventions and inventors, etc.
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      Latest: Watches made from wood? AkMike, May 29, 2013
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    16. Sports and Leisure

      about Russian sports and leisure: soccer, chess, hockey, gymnastics, etc.
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      Latest: World Cup 2014 Brazil AkMike, Jun 15, 2014
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    17. Russia Adoption: Adopting from - Russia, Ukraine

      Russia Adoption Forum adopting children from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus or the former Soviet Union. The forum is dedicated to those who are interested in adopting children from Russia, Ukraine, or other countries of the Former Soviet Union. This forum has been created to help the many children that need good homes, and the parents who would like to help.
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      Latest: The Children Matter The Most. AkMike, Nov 2, 2013
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  4. Living and Traveling in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine

    Traveling to and Living in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union
    1. Traveling to Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and the FSU

      Traveling to Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union. Trip reports and travel stories, Visas to Russia, Hotel questions, and anything else related to traveling to Russia and other countries of the FSU.
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      Latest: taking money to russia jeffrz, Aug 31, 2014 at 7:06 PM
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    2. Living and Working in Russia, Expats in the FSU

      Living and Working in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Expats in the former Soviet Union. Topics include: business visas, registration, work permits, finding jobs, setting up representative offices, bank accounts, finding a flat/ apartment, expats living in the FSU.
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      Latest: New laws re Russian residency deccie, Apr 23, 2014
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    3. University Café Russian University Study in Russia

      University Russian Cafe: Russian University Studies and Programs, Students traveling to Russia) University Russian Studies Programs: History, Language, Culture, Politics, etc., College Study Abroad programs in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, Students traveling to Russia and the FSU, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Russian Professors
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    4. Calling Cards, Mail Delivery, Telephone Calls, Int

      Calling Cards, Mail Delivery, Telephone Calls, Internet Service, Sending Money & Gift Delivery Includes topics about cell phones, mobiles, sending mail to and from Russia, calling cards, long distance telephone service,  sending money, sending flowers and other gifts, and other related topics...
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    1. General Relationship Discussions

      Please post your messages here about anything about Russian-Western relationships or Russian women that are not suited for any other category.
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      Latest: My quest in finding my best... jeffrz, Aug 28, 2014 at 9:05 PM
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    2. STAGE 1: Issues for Singles: Finding, Dating & etc

      STAGE #1: Issues for Singles: how to find a partner, questions about dating, & other general topics This forum is for men and women, both Western and Russian who are seeking a Russian or Western Partner. Issues in this forum include how to find a Russian or Western partner, topics about scams, tips on dating, etc.
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      Latest: Russian Men jeffrz, Aug 29, 2014 at 8:03 PM
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    3. Marriage Agency, Romance Tours, Discussions

      Marriage Agency, Romance Tours, Discussions & Reviews
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      Latest: Travel Planning,,Advice? GentleGiant, Nov 19, 2013
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    4. Scams, Scammers, & Scamming (discussions about)

      How to avoid being scammed, typical scams, your personal experiences with being "scammed," Russian Blacklist, etc.
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    5. STAGE 2: Russian-Western Fiancé(e) & Relationships

      STAGE #2: Russian-Western Fiancée and Long-Term Relationship Forum for those who are engaged or are in a long-term Russian-Western relationship... Anything regarding being in a Russian-Western cross-cultural long-term relationship
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      Latest: Proposing soon petworth, Mar 31, 2014
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    6. Visa & Immigration Discussions, Questions & Issues

      Visa and Immigration Discussions, Questions and Issues. Please click on the country's visa-immigration section below to go to that visa section.
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    7. STAGE #3: Russian-Western Marriage Forum

      This forum is for discussions regarding those who are already married.
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      Latest: Gaining Her Kids Love Buckeye5704, Aug 17, 2014
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    8. American, European & Western Women- Russian Men

      American, European & Western Women- Russian Men Dating, Relationships & Marriage. NOTE: ONLY WESTERN WOMEN or RUSSIAN MEN can begin threads in this section. Discussions about American, European and Western women in relationships with or married to Russian, Ukrainian or Belarusian men.
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    9. Russian Womans Perspective: Dating & Relationships

      The Russian Woman''s Perspective regarding Russian-Western relationships, dating, Western Men, etc. NOTE: ONLY RUSSIAN WOMEN can begin threads in this section. Russian-Western relationships and marriage through the eyes and perspective of a Russian woman. What are her thoughts and opinions? What is on her mind? What does she want to speak about?
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    10. Gay & Lesbian Russian-Western Relationships & Dati

      Gay and Lesbian Russian-Western Relationships and Dating Discussions about Gay and Lesbian Relationships and Dating in Russia, or relationships between Europeans or Americans and Russians, as well as homosexuality in Russia. (Please, no discussions about whether homosexuality is wrong or right.)
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      Latest: Moscow Says: "No Parade For... AkMike, Nov 8, 2011
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  5. American Russian Forum

    A place to speak about all issues regarding American-Russian relationships & marriage, and Russian culture in the United States.
    1. American-Russian Meeting Place

      General conversations about Russia and the U.S. and Russian-American topics.
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    2. American-Russian Relationships, Dating & Marriage

      American-Russian Relationships, Dating and Marriage Discussions about American- Russian relationships, dating and marriage.
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      Latest: Girl from Moscow, doest it... redhawk, Feb 18, 2014
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    3. U.S. Visa and Immigration Issues

      Any questions or posts regarding visas for Russians to America: visa delays, applications and other visa/ immigration legal issues.
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      Latest: Getting a tourist Visa for My... Buckeye5704, Aug 29, 2014 at 5:41 AM
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    4. American-Russian Culture, History and Politics

      Russia-U.S. relations, Russian culture in America, Soviet-U.S. history, and other related topics.
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      Latest: Mob smuggled women from... Link, Dec 1, 2011
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  6. UK and Ireland Russian Forum

    A place to speak about all issues regarding British & Irish Russian relationships & marriage, and Russian culture in the UK and Ireland.
    1. The UK & Ireland Russian Meeting Place

      Discuss anything regarding Great Britain, Ireland and Russia, UK & Irish Russian culture, UK & Irish Russian relationships, etc.
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      Latest: Cheap accommodation in London? goforit, Apr 18, 2013
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    2. UK & Ireland Russian Relationships and Marriage

      UK and Ireland Russian Relationships and Marriage Discussions anything pertaining to UK and Irish Russian relationships and marriage.
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      Latest: After 3 and a half... Chrismc, Feb 10, 2013
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    3. Russian Culture in the UK & Ireland

      Discussions about Russian culture in Great Britain and Ireland, including Russian dancing, arts, music, dance clubs, restaurants and other Russian culture in Ireland and the UK.
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      Latest: Russian Restaurant, Bradford Buckeye5704, Aug 27, 2014 at 2:47 AM
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    4. UK Visa and Immigration Issues

      (Any questions or posts regarding visas for Russians to England and the U.K.: visas, applications and other visa/ immigration legal issues)
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    5. Republic of Ireland Visa and Immigration Issues

      Discussions regarding immigration and visas to the Republic of Ireland.
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      Latest: The visa wait is killing me AkMike, Jan 28, 2013
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    6. London-Russian Forum

      Discussions about Russians in London, Russian culture and restaurants in London, and everything regarding London and Russia.
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  7. Canadian Russian Forum

    A place to speak about all issues regarding Canadian-Russian relationships & marriage, and Russian culture in Canada.
  8. Australian & New Zealander Russian Forum

    A place to speak about all issues regarding Australian-Russian and New Zealand-Russian relationships & marriage, and Russian culture in Australia and New Zealand.
  9. Foro Rus Latino Americano

    Un lugar para hablar de todas las cuestiones relativas a las relaciones de América Latina y Rusia y el matrimonio, y la cultura rusa en América Latina
    1. Foro Ruso Mexicano - México Rusia: Mexican-Russian

      Foro Ruso Mexicano - México Rusia (Mexican Russian) Discusiones con respecto Mexicano y Rusia, visas y la inmigración a México, la cultura rusa en México, relaciones y la unión rusa mexicana, al etc.
      Latest: Los sitios que recomiendo... Pedro, Sep 1, 2014 at 3:48 AM
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    3. Foro Ruso Dominicano - Rep. Dominicana - Rusia (Do

      Discusiones con respecto Dominicano y Rusia, visas y la inmigración a Rep. Dominicana, la cultura rusa en Rep. Dominicana, relaciones y la unión rusa Dominicana, al etc.
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  10. European (EU) Russian Forum

    A place to speak about Russian culture in Europe, and all issues regarding European (EU) Russian relationships & marriage. (*Please post UK-Irish issues in the UK-Irish forum section.)
    1. European (EU) Russian Meeting Place

      The place for Europeans to meet and to speak about European (EU)-Russian issues and topics, Russian culture in Europe, and European-Russian relationships.
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      Latest: Dansk-Ru forum AkMike, Apr 17, 2014
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    2. European (EU) Visa and Immigration Issues

      Any questions or posts regarding visas for Russians to European countries (the EU): visas, applications and other visa/ immigration legal issues. (*Please post UK-Irish visa and immigration issues in the UK-Irish forum section)
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      Latest: Health insurance in Sweden onlyFSU4me, Aug 10, 2013
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    3. European Language Forums

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    1. For New Members!

      У вас проблемы с регистрацией?
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    2. Вопросы Визы

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      Latest: Мед. осмотр? AkMike, Feb 19, 2013
    3. Учим Ин. Язык

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    4. Всякое-разное

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    5. Русские со всего света

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