Then read on, and find out about the bizarre world of the Russian online dating. This is a simple scam, and happens in all internet dating, not just The Russian sites.
The photos may be of a model or friend and the description may be bogus, too.
Often the scammers use established dating sites, like
There is generally no woman even involved, and the scammers may even be in the US; see this story in the San Diego News: American MAN sentenced to 5 years in jail for "Russian Brides" scam Life in Russia is no picnic.
but after receiving her green card, she'll divorce you.