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Binational Couples Separated By Russia’s Coronavirus Travel Bans Push For Change

Binational Couples Separated By Russia's Coronavirus Travel Bans Push For Change
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Alexander, a German citizen, first met Anna on Valentine’s Day during a break from his studies in Russia’s grand imperial capital St. Petersburg.

She had offered to show him around her home city during his two-week course after they connected on the Couchsurfing platform. As they ate dinner at a Soviet-style restaurant with rugs decorating the walls and went ice skating on an outdoor rink, they talked about their different cultures and dreams for the future — and found themselves falling in love.

“It was all very romantic and beautiful and I knew from the beginning that she was very special to me,” Alexander said. “She later told me she had the same feeling about me…”

To read more visit The Moscow Times.

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