06/07/2013 04:00 pm ET

World Divorce Rates: Putin Perspective


Vladimir and Lyudmila are going their separate ways after they confirmed long-running rumours that the Russian president's marriage was over. This is apparently the first head of state marital split since 1698 when Peter the Great forced his wife Eudoxia Lopukhina to become a nun after ten years of union. But how does Russian divorce compare to the rest of the world?

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