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Female candidates as young as 17 wear glamorous makeup and evening dresses at the monthly speed-dating event to attract successful single men who travel from China to Ukraine especially in hope of finding a pretty European wife. Deep-pocketed bachelors first pay a 96,000 yuan (£11,000) annual membership fee - or 300,000 yuan (£34,600) as VIPs - before spending an extra 69,000 yuan (£8,000) on each dating event held at a luxurious golf club in Kharkiv.
Because women in Ukraine tend to marry early - usually before 23 years old - the club's female members are young, said Mr Mei.
Looking into the future, Mr Mei said he hopes to expand his international match-making business to neighbouring countries, such as Belarus and Russia.
He said: 'Some people have accused our club as a human trafficking ring or even international prostitution group.
China-born Kharkiv-based Mei Aisi, 35, became an internet sensation in his motherland after sharing pictures of his Ukrainian wife, Daria Mei, on social media platforms.'Chinese people couldn't believe a guy as ugly and academically unsuccessful as me could have a gorgeous wife like that,' said Mr Mei, who moved to Ukraine in 2001 to look for a new life after failing his university entrance examination in China.
Mr Mei told Mail Online: 'Chinese people couldn't believe a guy as ugly and academically unsuccessful as me could have a gorgeous wife like that.' He has set up a dating agency to help bachelors from the Far East look for East European wives through speed-dating events The businessman's daily posts about his wife and their daughter, Alice Mei, have made him some sort of a celebrity.
One woman (left) holds a signboard which says she's learning to cook Chinese food while the other (right) she likes Chinese people's obedience Kharkiv-born Karalina, 21, who found a Chinese boyfriend through the cub told Mail Online that compared to Ukrainian men, Chinese men are more caring. Their temperament is gentle and they are willing to spend more time with their girlfriend.'Karalina, who joined Ulove at the end of 2016, started dating Li Kefu, 35, after meeting the Chinese entrepreneur at a speed-dating event in May.