Russian Girls: Things You Might Not Know . . .
- About 60 percent of students at university in Russia are women
- The "Consortium of Womens's Non-Governmental Associations", registered in 2003, unites over 160 independent women's organizations in 53 areas of Russia
- The online dating site Russiancupid.com claims to have over 450,000 Russian women waiting for dates
- One of the few women in Russian politics, and the highest ranking, Valentina Matviyenko is the current Chair of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation
- Women's life expectancy in Russia is 76 years, a staggering 12 years more than men