Forbes for the second year in a row put in the first place ranking of the richest businessmen, co-owner of Russia's largest private gas company NOVATEK Leonid Mikhelson. His condition edition is estimated at 18.4 billion dollars. His 14th in a row, Forbes ranking published Thursday, April 20.
Second place was taken by the owner "Severstal" Alexey Mordashov , his fortune is estimated at 17.5 billion dollars. Third — the owner of the Novolipetsk metallurgical combine (NLMK) Vladimir Lisin with $ 16.1 billion.
The TOP 10 Russian billionaires also included: Gennady Timchenko ($16 billion), Alisher Usmanov (15.2 billion dollars), Vagit Alekperov ($14.5 billion), Mikhail Fridman ($14.4 billion), Vladimir Potanin ($14.3 billion), Andrey Melnichenko (13.2 billion dollars) and Viktor Vekselberg (12.4 billion dollars).
According to Forbes, the combined wealth of 200 richest businessmen has increased over the year by $ 100 billion and now stands at $ 460 billion. The number of dollar billionaires in Russia has increased from 77 to 96. The cutoff has increased from 350 to 500 million dollars. "Never before have the admission ticket to the Forbes list, is not worth so much", - the newspaper notes.
To get the top ten ranking Russian businessman in 2017 must have a fortune of 12.4 billion dollars, while a year ago the figure was us $ 8.7 billion.
The network of restaurants of fast food McDonald's launched in Moscow the delivery service. This is reported by "Vedomosti" with reference to the booklet of the company. The project started on Wednesday, June 28 in a test mode. Today it involves six restaurants, but their number will expand
One of the world's largest producers of aluminium company "RUSAL" and nust "Misa" on June 29 signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation in the field of materials made of aluminum. The document was signed by General Director of "RUSAL" Vladislav Soloviev, rector nust "Misa" Alevtina Chernigov.
At the annual General meeting the shareholders of "KAMAZ"approved the Board of Directors of the company the candidacy of the former defense Minister of Russia Anatoly Serdyukov. He replaced the former Chairman of VEB Vladimir Dmitriev. In the new composition of the shareholders re-elected Director General of "KAMAZ" Sergey Kogogin, head of the rostec Sergey Chemezov.
Russian designer Ekaterina Dobryakova presented a capsule collection of clothing. The main theme of the lineup became tropical prints. Things demonstrated presenter Helen Volatile. "If summer is not coming to your town — then you need to imagine you're in another city," said the designer.
A resident of the British city of Wolverhampton, County of West Midlands, winning a million pounds (about 77 million) in the Euromillions lottery has decided to remain a cashier in a supermarket. She earns £ 9 per hour, which is only 1.5 pounds more than the minimum salary permitted in the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who arrived in Moscow to participate in the "Primako readings". "You know that they have a long dialogue, trust," — reminded the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. 93-year-old diplomat meets with Putin.