It had previously been that any hopeless American man—no matter exactly just how fat, bald, or ugly—could journey to Moscow and return to Topeka with a trophy wife that is gorgeous.

It had previously been that any hopeless American man—no matter exactly just how fat, bald, or ugly—could journey to Moscow and return to Topeka with a trophy wife that is gorgeous. But compliment of a booming Putin-era economy—and all the prosperity and gold-plated Land Rovers that include it—the times of the grateful Russian bride are […]