There even are special online communities for this purpose.'One such community in Buryatia region, on the shore of Lake Baikal, claims that it is intended for 'mutually beneficial encounters.'It states: 'Here you can swap services for sex.
And, as well, offer sex for a service.'If you need a service or goods, but you can't or don't want to spend money on it, you can do something.'Users may 'offer' their services for 'a pleasant reward', it added. In another case, Artur Konstantinov, from the regional capital Ulan-Ude, offered to deliver and stack 'dry logs' as firewood, to be paid according to the 'conditions of the community', namely with sex instead of money.
Investigators later found her body parts during a search for remains relating to a suspected sex attack and murder.
Blonde with green eyes, Ms Povesma was a student of Tomsk State University of Architecture and Construction.
Victoria Ivleva was just 20 years old when she was raped by a stranger just steps from her Moscow apartment building.
Polina Nemirovskaya was still a teenager when a family friend four decades her senior got her drunk and pressured her into sex.
In this July 12, 2016 photo, Katya Romanovskaya poses for a photo in New York.
Romanovskaya, 41, wrote openly about a 2000 attack in Russia when she was stabbed repeatedly by a stranger and almost died.Residents are being offered the chance to exchange their services - including the installation of new furniture and dog-walking - for sex, it has been claimed.One Siberian news outlet reported: 'Due to the economic crisis, sex is used to pay for traditional services.One male advertiser offered to carry out home repairs in return for sex. Last month, a man named Dmitry Trifonov advertised 'all sorts of services - electrical wiring, putting together furniture, fixing home appliances, setting up PC, plumbing! 'Another, Alexey Drobysh, offered taxi rides in the city in exchange for sex.He boasted: 'You get both pleasure - and renovation.'Elsewhere, a 23-year-old woman offered a date in exchange for new furniture.'Will meet with a guy in exchange for a new sofa. Others offered to help homeowners move house under the same terms.According to a report in the Daily Mail, the new trend which has struck Buryatia in eastern Siberia is allowing residents to allow the exchange of services like installing new furniture and even dog walking.