Tatyana Bakalchuk, the richest woman in Russia, is the founder of the country’s largest online retailer, Wildberries. Photo: YouTube Tatyana Bakalchuk, the richest woman in Russia, is the founder of the country’s largest online retailer, Wildberries. Photo: YouTube
Tatyana Bakalchuk, the richest woman in Russia, is the founder of the country’s largest online retailer, Wildberries. Photo: YouTube

How Wildberries founder Tatyana Bakalchuk became the richest woman in Russia

The e-commerce entrepreneur – who is proudly of Korean heritage – built a US$1.4 billion fortune from the online start-up she launched as an English teacher on maternity leave with just US$700 in the bank

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Tatyana Bakalchuk, the richest woman in Russia, is the founder of the country’s largest online retailer, Wildberries. Photo: YouTube Tatyana Bakalchuk, the richest woman in Russia, is the founder of the country’s largest online retailer, Wildberries. Photo: YouTube
Tatyana Bakalchuk, the richest woman in Russia, is the founder of the country’s largest online retailer, Wildberries. Photo: YouTube
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