Poputchika, which means “no travel companion,” also doubles as somewhat of a travel related dating site and more. According to The Moscow Times. “Poputchika is… flooded with announcements from women looking for a male ‘sponsor’ to take them on a free vacation to any touristy spot.”
I’ll let you figure that one out.
So, if you plan to travel through Russia and want some local Russian companions, platonic or otherwise, check it out–but you’ll need to be able to read Russian.
(Incidentally, The Moscow Times keeps their links live for only a couple of days so you’ll need to check out the article rather quickly).