Just How Rich Are Russia's Billionaires?

Does Russia have the world's worst wealth inequality? Depends how you count it.

In its 2013 Global Wealth Report, Credit Suisse assertsthat Russia's transition to capitalism failed the country's people, creating an economy with the world's highest level of wealth inequality. According to the report, 110 Russian billionaires command 35 percent of the nation's wealth, while worldwide, billionaires account for 1 to 2 percent of total household wealth.

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