The greatest difference between Russian women and western women is precisely captured by linguistics: in English you call it, "to share your life with" and in Russian they call it, "to join our lives together".
Where you will often find a western woman being a competitor in a relationship, a Russian woman is a partner.
There is a specialised police unit to deal with them, based in Malaga just up the coast.
When officers from this elite Drug and Organised Crime Unit rounded up the kidnappers, aged 24 to 57, there was no need for the mythical antidote: the victim had recovered.
By now we are all familiar in some way with the internet and how it all works.