I've been to Ukraine 4 times in the last 3 years to meet women from dating sites. Ukrainedate.com was my choice of site and I met 1 woman from Anastasiadate.com. I've met probably a total of 12 women, and of them only 1 was a scammer/gold digger. Ukrainian police was more of the trouble then the women I met on the computer. But 20 bucks, they leave you alone.
I want to say building a relationship with any woman online from Russia and Ukraine, it takes effort, homework, and intuition, and money (not money to buy gifts, but travel expenses and lodging).
My experience on Anastasiadate.com is that 80% of the women are false. They are paid workers for the company and have no intentions of falling in love with you. It's their job to keep you paying for communication.
Now once you filter out all of the false profiles. I tel lyou how you can do that. 1. Some women have Webcam (costly) but seeing them is a sure way you know you are talking to a real woman. and 2. VK.COM is an excellent tool to search the women by Name, birthday, and city. then you can match their photos..and some you'll be able to see them in their natural appearance.
Once you found a legit woman, then the rest is on you. I had a great time meeting the woman I've been communicating with from Anastasiadate.com for about 4 months and we had so much fun together. Despite marriage didn't work out, we are good friends.
There is no Ukrainian woman or Russian for that matter that's going to bow down and worship you just because you're from the west, not even if you have millions. CHANCES are, if you're having a tough time getting dates with American women, then you'll have the same problem in Russia and Ukraine. If you need money to buy pleasure, ell then it is only what you going to get. Not Love! If you honestly think some 20 year old girl with a pretty face wants a 40 year old bald man with a beer belly, then you are fooling yourself. If your intent is to have sex, then save thousands of $ and join Adultfriendfinder.com, or go to backpage.com and search for escorts!
An honest woman from Ukraine and Russia will tell you, she is not interested in you, and if she is...she will want to know you, ask and answer questions without games. Again, filtering out takes time and homework!....effort!