The combined wealth of the richest Russians has grown by $ 65 billion since the beginning of the year
The aggregate fortune of the richest Russians has grown by $ 65.63 billion since the beginning of the year, RIA Novosti calculated based on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index rating .
Most of all, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, since the beginning of the year, Novatek co-owner Leonid Mikhelson has become rich – by $ 8.58 billion, to $ 33.3 billion. In the Bloomberg ranking, he occupies the first line.
The fortune of the co-owner of Lukoil, Vagit Alekperov, also increased significantly – by $ 7.25 billion to $ 24.5 billion. He is in fifth place.
Places from second to fourth are occupied by: Vladimir Potanin (Norilsk Nickel, $ 31.8 billion, +1.76 billion since the beginning of the year), Alexey Mordashov (Severstal, $ 28.8 billion, +5.76 billion), Vladimir Lisin (NLMK, $ 28.6 billion, + 4.7 billion).
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index tracks the wealth of the world’s richest people in real time based on the stock prices they own.
Novatek is the second largest natural gas producer in Russia.