One Russian agency has called for curbs on such tours while a spokeswoman for Ukrainian women's rights group La Strada said today: 'Such 'dating parties' are are a form of discrimination against women and such things often lead to the prospering problems we are trying to fight, namely domestic violence and the trafficking of women.
'When a woman has only limited chances of a professional career, and is paid 30 per cent less then men, as is the case with us, she is superficially attracted by offers to try and make a career out of family life.''Often they have lacked love and happiness in their lives, and are happy to get any kind of male attention.
Yet as we will see, a strong backlash is on the way after bloggers posted these and similar images online, leading to readers posing such awkward questions as: 'What does it say about our countries that our women are offered like this to such men, some of them looking like degenerate grandfathers' and 'How can our women humiliate themselves in such a way?
Often such tours include one or two other cities as Western men scour eastern Europe for their perfect match.These can be provincial cities where the standard of living is lower and, say critics, 'our women maybe more likely to fall for a foreigner, however unsuitable he may be'.