Forbes named the richest Russian

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One of the main owners of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin has risen to first place in the Forbes list among Russians. This was reported on the newspaper’s website.

currently, Potanin has a state at 25.1 billion dollars. Global rank Potanin was the first earlier in 2015, then, his fortune was estimated at 15.4 billion.

it is Noted that the leading position in the ranking he was able to take thanks to the growth of shares of “Norilsk Nickel”. Since the start of 2019 securities mining and metallurgical company has added about 60%. On Mosberg they rose to 21.4 thousand rubles per share.

Second place in Forbes Real Time took the head of “LUKOIL” Vagit Alekperov, who is behind Potanin for $ 100 million. Behind him is co-owner of “NOVATEK” Leonid Mikhelson with our own state of 24.9 billion dollars.

Earlier it was reported that rich people from Russia in January lost of 7.77 billion dollars. Suffered losses in January, the shareholder of “NOVATEK” Leonid Mikhelson – he lost of 2.46 billion dollars. Income also decreased by 1.96 billion dollars from the owner of Volga group Gennady Timchenko.

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