He will appreciate your feminine nature, and your gratitude of his kindness towards you. In many western countries, women are very independent and it is common for them to share the bill. If both husband and wife are working to support the family, then the money is shared however it is needed.
Russian men are used to being in control in their relationships.
This doesn't mean women have no say - it means when you're dating Russian men they will take care of everything.
They'll organise dinner reservations, choose a good table to sit at, help you with your coat, order the meals for both of you, fill up your glass when it's empty... Again, a typical Russian man will appreciate your feminine nature, by allowing him to take care of you, and showing your gratitude of his kindness towards you.
In Russian society it is usual for a man to bring flowers (especially on a first date), so you should expect this.