Russian and Ukrainian brides welcome Valentine's Day, even though the holiday is banned in some regions. Most of these ladies think about romance each and every day so this specific occasion to celebrate love is one of their favorite times of year.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych issued a statement today, saying, "All those who celebrate Valentine's Day today, I congratulate you heartily. It is so wonderful - to be in love and happy. Because love conquers everything - all difficulties in life, all ordeals. I wish you all a great love."
Enjoy this pictorial of beautiful Russian brides with hearts. Click on their photos to view their profiles and select a few to send virtual Valentine's Day cards!