The Forbes magazine ranked the rating of the five most wealthy Russian billionaires over the past year, which in total added $ 27 billion to their fortunes.
The first on the list is Vladimir Potanin, owner of a 30% stake in Norilsk Nickel, who has grown his fortune by more than a third over the year, and it amounted to $ 23.8 billion, which is an annual increase of $ 7.8 billion. He also ranks second in Forbes Real Time Russia ranking.
The second was Leonid Mikhelson (Novatek, Sibur), a leader in the Forbes Real Time Russia rating, whose fortune amounted to $ 27 billion and grew by $ 5.9 billion over the year.
The third place in this rating is occupied by Vagit Alekperov (LUKOIL), whose fortune is estimated at $ 23.8 billion, which is an increase of $ 5.3 billion over the year. He also takes third place in the Forbes Real Time Russia rating.
Gennady Timchenko is in fourth place (Novatek, Sibur, Stroytransneftegaz, Stroytransgaz, Transoil), which has grown $ 4.1 billion over the year to its $ 22.7 billion fortune. It also takes fourth place Forbes Real Time Russia ranking.
And the fifth on this list was Aleksey Mordashov (Severstal), whose fortune is estimated at $ 20.2 billion and grew by $ 3.8 billion over the year. He also ranks fifth in the Forbes Real Time Russia rating.