Forbes Named Richest Russian Billionaire During Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, the Russian billionaire, Suleiman Kerimov, became the wealthiest one, according to the Forbes rating. Journalists estimated his fortune at $18.8 billion, which is almost twice as much as it was in the spring. 

It is specified that within three months, Kerimov’s fortune increased by $8.8 billion, which made him the 7th in the ranking of the richest citizens of Russia. According to Forbes, the sharp increase in Kerimov’s fortune is associated with an increase in stock prices of the Polyus gold mining company, in which the Kerimov family controls 78.6 per cent.

Ru-Main, 16.07.2020

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