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Vladimir Potanin is the Richest Person in Russia according to Forbes

He takes the 60th place in the international rating.

04.Mar.15 12:46 PM
By Svetlana Siuhina


Vladimir Potanin is the Richest Person in Russia according to Forbes
Forbes magazine is popular due to the fact that every year it publishes the list of the wealthiest people in the world. Another publication was made on the 2nd of March 2015. It included 88 Russian billionaires which are 33 people more in comparison with 2014.

Vladimir Potanin who is president of “Intrros” holding turned out to be the richest among all Russians. His financial wealth is estimated at $15.4 billion. It should also be noted that he took only 8th position in rating which was published in 2014. That time his wealth was estimated at $12.6 billion.

Mikhail Fridman who is the head of “Alfa-Group” Supervisory Board takes the second place among Russian billionaires with financial wealth at $14.6 billion.

Owner of USN Holdings Alisher Usmanov takes the 3rd place in this rating. He was the leader in list of Russian billionaires from 2011 to 2014. Now his wealth is estimated at $14.4 billion.

The rest of the list is as follows:  Viktor Vekselberg ($ 14.2 billion), Alexei Mordashov ($ 13 billion), Vagit Alekperov ($ 12.2 billion), Leonid Michelson ($ 11.7 billion), Vladimir Lisin ($ 11.6 billion), Gennady Timchenko ($ 10.7 billion) and Mikhail Prokhorov ($ 9.9 billion).

The only woman who entered the list of Russian billionaires is wife of Moscow mayor. Elena Baturina’s financial wealth is estimated at $1 billion.

Bill Gates is still the richest person in the world according to Forbes rating with $79.3 billion of financial wealth. He is the founder of Microsoft Company.

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