This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the rating data Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI). The rating is based on the value of shares in companies owned by the richest Russians. In total, the rating includes 500 rich people in the world, 24 of them are citizens of the Russian Federation.
The most rapid growth in income is observed in Mordashov. His fortune since the beginning of the year has grown by $ 6.14 billion (to $ 29.2 billion). The co-owner of Novatek also noted a significant increase in income Leonid Mikhelson and the main beneficiary NLMK by Vladimir Lisin. Their fortune increased by $ 5.8 and 5.5 billion, respectively. Now they occupy the second and third lines of the ranking of the richest Russians.
The first line of the rating is still occupied by one of the owners of Norilsk Nickel, Vladimir Potanin. Its revenues since the beginning of the year have grown by $ 3.36 billion to $ 33.4 billion.
Vagit Alekperov, co-owner of Lukoil, closes the five richest Russians. In seven months of this year, his fortune grew by $ 4.01 billion - up to $ 21.3 billion.
The top ten richest Russians also include co-owner of Novatek and Sibur Gennady Timchenko, owner of Metalloinvest and Megafon Alisher Usmanov, as well as Roman Abramovich (Evraz), Viktor Vekselberg ( Renova).
The fortune of Andrey Melnichenko, the bottom ten richest Russian beneficiary of EuroChem and SUEK, decreased by $ 886 million and amounted to $ 17.2 billion. Tatiana Bakalchuk, the founder and CEO of the Wildberries online store, also noted a significant decrease in income. Her fortune fell by $ 731 million and reached 8.35 billion.