There are all kinds of people that are out there in the dating world.
There are women that are jerks and there are men that are jerks.
They like to feel superior to the local population of Russians because of their relative economic superiority.
They brag about themselves and throw money around to impress others because of their low self-esteem.
For some reason, some men who are shrewd in business, enough to amass a small fortune, seem to check their brain at the hatcheck counter when they come to Russia.
Men are always shocked when a gold-digger takes advantage of them.
I have heard stories of men who are addicted to the tours because of the gigantic ego stroke it gives them.