This is a traditional dating model where boy meets girl and they fall in love and there is no ulterior motives.
However, because America has a much better standard of living comparability to Russia there will always be that underlying appeal of shacking up with an American men.
Unfortunately, most of the Russian women don’t actually like these men for who they are but instead see freedom in form of wealth. The women are really marrying the men for money and there is no real love there.
Generally, American men are more loving, caring and kind than Russian men.
In Russian the culture is heavily infused with hard drinking and openly disobeying societal rules and regulations.
First are the men who are looking for Russian wives either online or physically going to Russia in search.
There are programs in which you can go to Russia with a tour group in hopes of finding a Russian girlfriend.
That being said the really question is what do Russian women think of American men?