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February 08, 2008

Russian Girl With an Identity Crisis?

First came a lengthy broken-English plea from someone identifying herself as a Russian named Nelya. She included two photos of herself, one of which I show here. I won't reprint the second photo, but suffice it to say, I can report that she has a piece of jewelry in her pierced navel.


The gist of her plea is that she is unable to find a suitable mate in Russia, and a TV program advised her to use a marriage agency to find a man in other countries. She claims that her intentions are pure:

Money not the most important for me during this life. During this life I want happiness, I want love, I want relations and happy family.

The agency gave her my email address because "you also search the woman for your life." Since "I can not use a computer well" she had to get help from the manager of an Internet cafe "to create to me a letter box."

She signs the letter "The lonely woman from Russia Nelya!" and provides a gmail address.

Eleven hours later, I receive another message. It's the same letter. Same photos. Same navel jewelry. But now her name is Julya with a different gmail address.

Or is it perhaps her identical twin sister? Oh Happy Day!

Posted on February 08, 2008 at 11:17 AM