Forbes magazine has published a rating of the richest Russian businessmen in 2022.
It is noted that after the start of the Russia’s special military operation, the list has changed. The new leader of the rating is NLMK (international steel company) co-owner, Vladimir Lisin, whose fortune is estimated at $18.4 billion, displaced, Alexey Mordashov, from the first line, who fell under EU and UK sanctions and moved with an estimated fortune of $13.2 billion to fifth place. Lisin ranks 87th in the global ranking of the richest people in the world.
In the second position of the rating was the president of Norilsk Nickel, Vladimir Potanin, with $17.3 billion.
The third place is occupied by the founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov, the only businessman not from the industrial sector in the top 10, whose fortune is estimated at $15.1 billion.
The fourth place with an estimate of $14 billion is occupied by the co-owner of the Novatek gas company, Leonid Mikhelson, the fifth is the last year’s leader Alexey Mordashov and his family (Severstal, Nordgold, TUI, Lenta, Power Machines), whose fortune decreased by $15.9 billion over the year.
The sixth line of the rating is occupied by the main owner of the LetterOne Holdings group, Mikhail Fridman ($11.8 billion), the seventh is the main shareholder of USM Alisher Usmanov ($11.5 billion).
The eighth is Gennady Timchenko ($11.3 billion), the owner of the Volga Group private investment group. In the ninth place is Andrey Melnichenko, who owns shares of SUEK and EuroChem, with $11.1 billion.
Vagit Alekperov (LUKOIL) closes the top ten of the list with $10.5 billion.