"Western women are not – how do I put this politely – family oriented.I was with a girl who just stole ,500 from me and disappeared, changed her phone number. They have no values." It is a complaint I will hear from almost all the men during my week in Odessa."I've tried local dating sites but nobody wants to live on a farm," he says."I wrote to one lady and said she had nice hair, but she didn't even reply to say thank you." Faced with so many women to choose from at the social, he had no idea where to start. I am not used to being outgoing, or talking to ladies, so I didn't know what to do." Others find it easier: within half an hour, Mohammed from Saudi Arabia has his arms around two women and is throatily growling "Nothing Else Matters" by Metallica on a karaoke system.The men take in a panoramic vista of leopard print, stilettos and carefully plumped cleavage.
Most have spent between £3,000 and £10,000 chatting to women online prior to the tour, and were looking forward to meeting in person these women with whom they had formed an emotional connection.He is beginning to wonder whether Ukrainian women might be just as bad as their American counterparts."They have vaginas, and vaginas lie," he says, despairingly.But when they arrived in Odessa, in the vast majority of cases, the women were nowhere to be seen.Some of them turned off their phones, others arranged dates but did not arrive.