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Russian billionaires got rich by 104 billion dollars per year

While the real incomes of Russians decreased, the Russian billionaires has increased the state by 37 percent.

30.Mar.17 11:37 PM
By Catherine Brooke


Russian billionaires got rich by 104 billion dollars per year
Recently it became known that 96 of the Russians, who are billionaires, over the past year have become richer at 104 billion US dollars. The combined wealth of these people reached 386 billion dollars or 5.7 trillion rubles. For comparison, the gold Fund of Russia is now 377,7 billion.

Experts attribute the increase in States with rising resources. In 2016, the hydrocarbons become more expensive, the price of oil and gas has grown while maintaining the same costs. Therefore, the real incomes of billionaires have become even more.

Most fortunate in the past year Gennady Timchenko. Shareholder novateca, "SIBUR" and "Transoil" made a fortune at $ 4.6 billion. So now his fortune is estimated at $ 16 billion.

Second place in this ranking with the increase to the state 1.6 billion took Arkady Rotenberg. In third place was Yuri Kovalchuk.

It is interesting that ordinary citizens in 2016 hausmull earn a total of 50 trillion rubles, which is 12.7 percent less than the year before.

At the same time, Russia's economy fell by three percent because of that hole the Federal budget reached nearly five trillion rubles.

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