Generally speaking, Russians take pleasure in giving and receiving gifts. Giving presents when visiting somebody is an old Russian tradition. Here are some tips for romancing women from central Europe, Russia and Ukraine.
When buying flowers for your Special One in Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries, make sure you have an odd number of flowers. Even numbers usually are for funerals.
While flowers are a lovely gift to receive any time for any reason, there are certain days that women expect somewhat from people that care about them, for example, International Women's Day (March, 8) or St. Valentine's Day (February, 14). And don't forget about your girl's birthday and Angel's day.
Remember flowers is one of the best ways to impress a woman romantically. In Russia, as in many other countries, flowers are an essentially romantic gift. Red flowers, especially in rich and dark shades, will be perceived as a display of love or strong affection.
Also you should bring a small present for each member of your Lady's family even if you don't visit your Lady's family home. Among the appreciated gifts are wine or other alcohol, fine chocolates, perfume, cologne. If there are children in the family, it is thoughtful acknowledge them with a small gift, such as a toy or candy.
If you'd like to make a special gift for your special Lady - jewelry can be a good choice for a gift. Necklaces, bracelets, earrings are the best choices. Rings can be hard since you probably do not know her ring size. Your lady will be happy to receive such a gift.
And last but not least, the cost of your gift will not impress your lady but the thoughtfulness