It means 12% of women have no chance to find a husband or be married. Second reason is the well-publicized alcohol abuse in Russia by men, which results in poor health conditions and abusive behavior of men.
It is a custom where men get together in groups after work and get drunk, then go home.
Russian women want to marry good men and have a normal family and children, and it's not always possible in Russia for all of them.
There is huge demographic disproportion in Russia with only 88 men for 100 women.
Even if your date has already transitioned to a more modern view, keep in mind that some of his or her family may not have let go of their traditions.
You also won’t find a Russian man decide to up and move to another country for no other reason than YOLO like many Westerners. They are not as profuse as Spanish and Italian men, but they are more compliment heavy than Western men.
Many of them use compliments or drink buying to get conversations in the club started, with obviously no guarantee of success.
You may simply be a Russian who is trying to find the best way to meet other Russians.
Whatever your story, you will find some answers here.