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An Updated Glossary for HotRussianBrides.com

20. January 2011 by Christy 0 Comments

Last April, we posted an extensive overview of HotRussianBrides’ most important services, features, and site lingo. Here are a few other important benefits our members should know about, as well as a review of the site staples.


HRBtv – A section of the blog containing free videos of our lovely ladies. Here, members can view agency beauty shows, testimonials from happy couples, ladies expressing Christmas greetings, and much more.


Member Help Center – A section of the blog offering free resources to help members succeed. Here, members can find e-books and video tutorials.

Podcasts – Audio guides containing helpful tips and advice about Russian dating, Russian women, and using HotRussianBrides.com. The podcasts also include one-on-one interviews with three members of our customer service team.

Russian Bride Photo Galleries – Hundreds of photos of Russian and Ukrainian women organized by fun and flirty themes. Here, gentlemen can view costumed cuties, women with weapons, glamour girls, cowgirls, and much more. 

Credits – The currency of the site. Members use credits to contact the ladies via email, instant chat, live video streaming, etc.

Membership Levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum) – The four tiers of membership, each with its own credit and gift shop discounts, email and picture allotments, etc. Bronze is free. Silver, Gold, and Platinum are paid memberships that renew monthly.

Premium Members – Members who have purchased a Silver, Gold, or Platinum membership. Premium members enjoy video streaming and chat discounts and can participate in our credit referral program.


Introduction Email – A simple introduction, or first contact, email. Billed differently than consecutive, follow-up emails.

Follow-up Email – An email sent to a lady after an initial introduction email. Billed differently than introduction emails.

Live Video Streaming – A service that streams live video of a lady. Members can view this video while chatting with the lady or they can simply view the video and not chat.

Introduction Videos – A short video in a lady’s profile. In the videos, ladies typically show off their personality, speak directly to members, and/or share a little information about their lives.
Introduction Agencies – A Russian or Ukrainian-based business that offers computers, web cams, and a location for Russian women to engage in online dating. The agencies also provide translators to help ladies communicate with gentlemen.


Video Validation – An identity validation and scam protection policy required by HotRussianBrides.com. To join our site, each new lady must state on video that she is using the service of her own free will, that she will not accept money to use the site, and that she will not request money or gifts from any of our members.

IMBRA – International Marriage Broker Regulation Act. A United States federal statute that requires background checks for all marriage visa sponsors and limits serial visa applications. IMBRA also requires background checks before speech or other forms of communication are permitted between American citizens and foreign nationals.

Intimacy Requests – A request to exchange personal contact information with a lady. Only qualified members may submit intimacy requests.

As always, members are encouraged to contact our office at any time should they have a question or concern. Hopefully, this glossary will help you navigate HotRussianBrides, and Russian dating, in a way that is simple, efficient, and most of all, fun!