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CNN's Jill Dougherty reports that in Russia today, many 30-year-old women are on the fast track to becoming the new rich! After the fall of the Communist Soviet Union in 1991, women standing in breadlines and struggling to survive on an average monthly income of less than $6 became a thing of the past. Moscow has become the billionaire capital of the world!

Even with Russia's rapidly growing economy, many Russian women still marry by age 24 and start their families before age 30. However, Russia has one of the highest divorce rates in the world: 65 percent of marriages fail.
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FROM: Around the World with Oprah
Published on October 06, 2004

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