The children are grown, and the career was built, it is possible to think jbout herself and to arrange private life, to find a favorite pastime, hobby, etc.
The economic slump has had an impact on the supply side too, as foreigners leave the capital in droves.
Moscow today, with its hip cafes, shiny business centers and fashionable retail stores, is no longer the Moscow of the '90s, when girls fantasized about being whisked away by a foreign prince in Levi's.
When Russia plunged into chaos following the collapse of the Soviet Union, many of its citizens looked for a reliable way out.
Naturally, foreigners were viewed as a bridge to the more developed and "civilized" West.
The popular rock group Kombinatsiya summed up in endearing, if flawed, English what was most on Russian girls' minds: "American boy, American joy. " Russian women gained a name for going weak in the knees for anyone from the West.
The mature lady is not only a grandmother nursing her grandchildren or sitting at the entrance on the bench with another grandmothers.