RussianCupid.com - Review by David - Overall Rating: 9.8 out of 10
RussianCupid is a popular online Russian dating site dedicated to connecting singles who are looking for friendship, dating, and long-term relationships. If you want to meet people across international borders, RussianCupid serves as a popular choice. It has a large member database with members not only from Russia but also many other Eastern European countries including Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldavia.
You can sign up as a free member on RussianCupid in order to ‘test the waters’. Standard membership allows you to browse the site, view profiles, send electronic flirts, view comments on photos, send email messages, and use search forms. However, you cannot read messages sent by other members. To unlock this feature and many others, you will need to upgrade to either Gold or Platinum membership. Pricing is as follows:Gold Membership
- 1-Month Membership: $29.99
- 3-Months Membership: $59.99 ($20 per month)
- 6-Months Membership: $99.99 ($16.67 per month)
- 12-Months Membership: $119.00 ($10 per month)
- 1-Month Membership: $34.99
- 3-Months Membership: $69.99 ($23.33 per month)
- 6-Months Membership: $119.99 ($20 per month)
- 12-Months Membership: $149.99 ($12.50 per month)
Following are some prominent features of RussianCupid:
- Quick Sign Up: There are two choices when signing up on RussianCupid. You can either use your Facebook profile for an easier and quicker sign up. Or you can use your email address and start creating your profile from scratch.
- Advanced Search: With advanced search, you can look for other members on the basis of different criteria including height, age, nationality, education, ethnicity, smoking and drinking habits, etc. You can also divide search results into different categories such as romance, friendship, penpal, marriage, etc.
- Communication: In addition to traditional instant chat, you can use chat rooms for a group chat, video chat, and email messaging on RussianCupid.
- Message Translator: You can translate your messages to your desired language with this feature.
- Video Introduction: You can add a welcoming video to your profile. It adds an extra touch to your profile and increases interest.
- Add to Favorites: Add as much members as you like to your favorites list for quick access.
- Wink: Similar to most dating sites, RussianCupid also has a wink feature that works great as an icebreaker.
- Basic and Advanced Matching: Depending on your membership plan, you will receive a list of matching profiles on daily basis on your main page. It increases the chances of finding like-minded individuals for dating and friendship.
Pros and Cons
Large member database
Free membership offers access to plenty of features to ‘test the waters’
A lot of male profiles, finding a female partner for dating and friendship might be a challenge
Matchmaking feature is inefficient
No mobile app
In conclusion, there are plenty of good things to say about RussianCupid. But there are also some drawbacks. However, the pricing and features that this site offers outweigh those drawbacks. So it’s not a deal breaker. RussianCupid is a recommended site if you are looking for a perfect Russian partner for dating, friendship, and romance.