Forbes magazine released its annual ranking of global billionaires. The richest Russian is the second year in a row became co-owner of "NOVATEK" and "SIBUR" Leonid Michelson, his fortune is estimated at 18.4 billion dollars (4 billion plus per year). In the global list, the businessman was ranked 46th.
After Michelson's richest representatives of Russia was taken by Chairman of the Board of Directors "Severstal" Alexey Mordashov with a fortune of 17.5 billion dollars. According to Forbes, the year he earned $ 6.6 billion. The three richest Russians was closed by the co-owner of the Novolipetsk metallurgical combine Vladimir Lisin, its capital is estimated at 16.1 billion (plus 6.8 billion).
CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world. As the findings of Forbes Real Time published on 27 July, the size of his state reached 90.5 billion dollars. That's 500 million more than Microsoft founder bill gates.
"AvtoVAZ" has increased the volume of export sales of vehicles by 76 percent in six months. It is noted that this growth is associated with an increase in SKD Assembly of cars in Kazakhstan and the start of sales of models Lada Vesta in some foreign markets. Last year, AVTOVAZ has exported about 20 thousand cars.
The Shell group is ready to fulfill its obligations under Russian projects, including "Northern stream-2". However, the company is forced to consider the extension of sanctions from the United States. This was stated by chief Executive officer of Shell Ben van beurden. He noted that it is unclear what impact the sanctions.
"United Russia" will prepare and submit by October a series of reports that describe the country's development plans until 2030. Priorities of the party while working on the programme would, inter alia, the increase in transfers to the regions, improving the level and quality of life, road construction.
The house of representatives of the U.S. Congress voted to allocate $ 1.6 billion from the budget for the construction of a wall along the border with Mexico. The law "On allocations to the Ministry of defense" was supported by 230 members of the house of representatives. He spoke against 196 members of Congress.
Washington gave the agrément for the appointment of Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Anatoly Antonov, Russian Ambassador to the United States. On Friday, July 28, the newspaper "Izvestia". According to "Izvestia", Washington agreed to issue the approval after the meeting, Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and us assistant Secretary of state Thomas Shannon.