Letter(s) from Irina Knaus to Edward (USA)

Letter 1


How are you? I am sorry if I didn't respond to you at once but you see I have no computer at home and I have to go to the Internet cafe which is located not far from my home. I think that first of all I should say thank you that you responded back to me and I guess I need to explain to you at once that I live in Russia, in Angarsk city. This city is not far from Irkutsk. It is a very nice and small city. I should say that I have never been to the USA but I think that USA is a good country with nice people and traditions. Actually in my profile it says that I am from the USA.

I hope you are not very sad about it. When I was putting my ad I guess I have done a few mistakes because this is my first experience in Internet datings.

I want to be honest from the whole beginning and that is why I want you to know that I am from Russia. I think I have to tell you more about me and my life here. It is pretty hot here today; it is about 25 centigrades above zero and what about your place? Is it warm or cold there? I decided to put my profile on american singles because I a very lonely here in Russia and I just couldn't find that specila man for me here. I know that many Russian women also found their love somewhere in other coutries and in the USA so I am here now also trying to find my love. By the way one of my friend used to find her husband on american singles also and now they live happily in Germany in a small city not far from Berlin. And I also want to be happy with someone special for me, and who will love me. And age doesn't matter for me at all, the main thing is to be happy and find love. I told my friends that I am going to write you and they support me because we all wish each other only happiness.

I think you want to know about my family, well I have never seen my mother because she died borning me. I was brought up by my father who has gone this summer, he was a good Policeman and he was shot. So I am alone now because I was the only child. As you see now nothing holds me now in this country anymore and I try to find my love.

You must be intersted in my likes and dislikes and etc. So here is some more information about me:

- I am a surgeon and I work in a city hospital ( I have a doctor diploma from the Medical Academy).
- I am a Christian
- I like white lilies
- My favourite color is blue
- My favourite music is classical
- I love pets and anymals
- I have no kids and I have never been married.
- I love cooking and my favourite food is Italian and Russian one. My best dish is lasagna.
- I have a driving license but I have no car
- I like to go to cinemas and theatres but I don't like disco because it is very noisy there and it is always overcrowded.
- I don't smoke and I drink socially (for example a glass of red wine)
- I don't have tattoos or piercings exept for my ears.
- I don't like winters though it is very hot now in Russia.

I guess that is all for today and I hope you didn't get tired to read my email. Please write me more about yourself, your likes and dislikes... Unfortunately I have to go home now since I have to do some housework for today.

I very much hope that you will write me back today or tomorrow and I will try to reply to you at once...

Your friend from Russia,

Letter 2

Hello my dear Ed
How are you today?
I am very glad to see your email. And would like to see as many pictures of yours as possible, because its very interesting for me and I would like to get to know you better. Your reply made my day. I am happy to read your emails. I think we have a lot of common and I like it very much. I think we are becoming more closer to each other. I've chosen your profile because I like you very much, when I read your profile I think you are very interesting person. And I have a feeling I was always looking for you.

Recently we celebrated my friend's birthday and I felt so sad because her boyfriend was with her. They were kissing and hugging each other. She got a great bouquet of flowers...I hope that my birthday will also celebrate with my beloved who can be my one and forever. Could it be you?

By the way I have something more to tell you about me. I didn’t tell you that I like travelling. I have been in Moscow a few years ago with my friends. Also I have been in St.Petersburg and in Egypt. It was wonderful to go sightseeing and very interesting. But unfortunatly I had no chance to visit any other foreign country.

Some more information about me:
- I have blue eyes
- I am 5'6 height
- I am 55 kg weight (unfortunately don't know how much it will be in your measurement system)
- my sizes (93-63-92 )in cm.

I have already told you that I work as a surgeon in a city hospital. I do different operations. But I earn not much in our country. About $200 in your money per month. I do think it is a small salary but all doctors have low salary in Russia. I was attending courses of English for two years already and I like this language, though I have never spoken in English with someone who is from English-speaking country.
Today is 20 digrees above zero(this is a teperature in Celcius), and tomorrow I am going to go outside with my friends for BBQ. I t should be funny. By the way, do you like camp?

So strange, time flies so fast...I will be 36 years old soon. My birthday is on 13th of June.Can you belive it!!!.

But I should say that I don't want to spend it, because I always wanted to celebrate it with my life partner. That is my dream and I hope it will come true one day. You know, now I am very sad that you are so far away from me, cause we couldn’t be together on my birthday. I have one more dream, a dream to have a family, to take care about my housband. It’s all I want in my life, I just want to be happy as a woman. And its doesn't matter in what kind of country my future husband is living. I will be next to him, and I will find any job I can to help have a good style of life.

I guess that is enough for today and I would like to ask you a few questions:
- what are you going to do this weekend
- what did you do for fun
- what do you feel about such relationships as we can possibly have.

I will be waiting for your reply with great impatience. I have to run for my work right now...
Goodbye for now.


Letter 3

Hello sweetie!!! How are you today? How is your week? I hope everything is ok. I am very happy to read all your letters for me. Your letters makes my day. And my friends are also happy to see that we are in our correspondence. I have to tell you that you make my life full of happiness. And now I know that there is somebody who is thinking about me and now I am not alone. Thank you for that. And I don’t want to put my profile on American singles again since I don’t want to see other emails, just want to correspond with you only. I don’t know why but I liked your profile at the first sight, I can't explain it, its difficult to explain for me. Anyway I am really happy that we can talk with each other and share our thoughts, it makes us closer for each other.

We were going with my friends to go outside for BBQ but two of my friends got flue and we didn't have BBQ. I wish you could be here with me right now because I don't like walking alone. That is why I am in Internet cafe now and writing this letter. I know that I didn't respond to you at once but I had a lot of work. I don’t know what else I can tell you about me. I feel that you have already known all things about me. I have fillings as if I know you for a very long time. By the way yesterday my friends and I went to the cinema it was "National Treasure". You should see it; cause its very good movie.

As for me I want to hear your voice very much, but I don’t have a phone at home and you can't call me but if you want you can give me your number (please include country code and zone area) and I will try to find a way to call you as soon as I can, it will be great, but I don't know how it will be because I have never spoken to anyone in English before. Speaking about our time difference, I am +5 GMT. It’s very difficult to use messenger because of time difference, and I told you that I don't have computer at home.

You know, when I stay alone evening I am thinking about our first meeting, how it can be, I imagine when you see me in the airport and give me flowers, take my hand and kiss me and we go to your home to celebrate my birthday. It will be the best gift on my birthday in the world. Or you can visit me and we will celebrate it here alone, only you and me. I am thinking about it all the time. Can you imagine it or not? What do think about it? By the way what is the closest airport to your place? Mine is located in Irkutsk.

I can’t stop writing this letter cause I like it very much, but Ed I have to do some housework and need to go unfortunately. I hope you are thinking of me as much as I am thinking of you and sending pictures for you.

I hope when you see them you will think about me,

Ok, I wish you good day and weekend!!!

Kisses for you!!!

From Yulia Nigmaeva with love!!!

Irkutskaya region
Lenina Street 22-54
Yulia Nigmaeva

Letter 4

Hello my sweetheart,

Today is windy and it is raining and I am in a romantic mood. I wish I could share it with you but unfortunately you are far away from me now. Last night I couldn't sleep. I was thinking about you and about me. There were so many thoughts running through my head and you know what? I think if the distance keeps two liking each other persons apart their relationship can be complicated. Complicated, but not impossible.

We don't live in different planets and I think if we wish we could be together. I have never been in such situation before because this is an Internet we have never seen each other face to face, but I hope we shall meet each other and probably very soon. I hope you don't mind it because besides of the letters we write each other we need something more. And this can be our meeting. I contacted a travel agency and did the request about how I can come to you. Probably tomorrow I will have that information and I will let you know for sure. You know, Ed I was always hoping and dreaming to find "Mr. Right". And now I am not talking about his wallet or place of living or his job, I am talking about real love.

My parents loved each other very much and my dad told me that their connection between mom and dad was so strong that they could understand each other with no words. They could tell each other so much just by one glance. Maybe I am hopeless Romantic but I believe and I know that I will find my love and I will not give up. Only we live our lives and we all deserve to be happy and be loved. I know that it is easy to say: "I love you" but it is not easy to keep that love. Love should be built and not destroyed and it is a very hard to build love but I repeat it is not impossible.

Ed, if you are ready to try and build this love I would be happy to know that I am honored to be that one person for such a man like you. I dream... And I think if we stop dreaming and believe in love and happiness we will die.

With all my affection,
From Yulia Nigmaeva with love!!!

Irkutskaya Region
Lenina Street 22-54.

Letter 5

30 May, 2005

Dear Sir !

Due to the request of Yulia Nigmaeva we send you the information about the tour from Irkutsk, Russia to the USA

Foreign passport - 100 USD
Tourist visa for a month , one entry- 125 USD

We can offer the next flight on 12 May. We can't provide you with the information ab out the exact time Yulia arrives to you, we will have that information as soon as we receive full payment and start arranging the trip. If this time is ok for You and Miss Nigmaeva, you should make balance payment sooner. Since our travel agency has discounts, the total price for the trip 986USD is valid for 5 days. Roundtrip tickets with the registration of all the documents for Yulia's flight costs 986USD

Total: 986 USD

We arrange all necessary documents and tickets in 8-12 days after receiving full payment for the trip.


You can transfer the funds for the trip of Miss Nigmaeva via MONEY GRAM or WESTERN UNION system. It is the fastest and the safest way to transfer the funds. Our travel agency is officially registerred as a private businessman Dmitry Pushkarev, Irkutsk, Russian Federation. As soon as you transfer the funds on the name of our director, will you please e-mail us your full name and MTCN (money transfer control number) and we shall get the funds the same or the other day after transfer.

Payment memo: Payment for Invoice ? 12-391-1548

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You can also transfer the funds for the trip of Miss Nigmaeva to our bank account and we shall receive the funds in 3-4 working days.

To be paid by Bank Wire:

Beneficiary`s bank
"Raiffeisenbank Austria" ZAO Moscow 17/1 Troitskaya, Moscow

Intermediary bank: Wachovia Bank,N.A., New York USA
acc. 2000193460018
Beneficiary " VALEEV"
Account number : 20202840804000051001

To get any other information you may contact us by e-mail. It is cheaper for you and comfortable for us, we will reply after receiveing your letter or by phone.

Respectfully yours,
"Alliance Travel Agency"

Russia, Irkutsk, Lugovaya 56

e-mail: alliance-travel@narod.ru
tel: +7 912-677-2504