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Leonid Mikhelson Leonid Mikhelson
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the difficult economic situation in Russia was not spared of the richest businessmen of the country. In the amount of ten billionaires whose losses compared to last year has been the most prominent, impoverished by 35 billion dollars, according to Forbes. Most of the lost owners of the gas company “NOVATEK” and petrochemical holding “SIBUR” Leonid Michelson and Gennady Timchenko, as well as co-owner of “LUKOIL” Vagit Alekperov.

Status Michelson, last year amounting to 24 billion dollars, and determined it’s at the top of the Russian Forbes list, now estimated at 17.1 billion dollars (minus 6.9 billion). The status of Timchenko, according to the magazine, decreased by 5.7 billion dollars.

a Year ago, shares in NOVATEK was worth 987 rubles per share, and on 18 March, when the Russian market was recorded local low – 715,8 of the ruble. In addition to the negative macroeconomic environment, the quotation was influenced by the warm winter in the Northern hemisphere. On assets is also affected by the pandemic coronavirus. “SIBUR” in connection with this, and turned the whole office staff working four days a week.

the Shares of “LUKOIL” inevitably collapsed after oil prices after the collapse of the deal, OPEC+. State Alekperov as a result, decreased to 5.5 billion dollars. A list of the most “impoverished” billionaires Forbes has also included the Chairman of the Board of Directors “Severstal” Alexey Mordashov (-$3.7 billion), the main owner of Novolipetsk steel Vladimir Lisin (-$3.2 billion), co-owner of LUKOIL Leonid Fedun (-$2.3 billion), co-founder of the consortium “Alfa-Group” Mikhail Fridman ($2 bn), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Magnitogorsk metallurgthe ecological plant Victor Rashnikov (-$1.6 billion), the main shareholder of the industrial-financial group “Safmar” Mikhail Gutseriev (-$1.6 billion), the main beneficiary of EuroChem Alexey Melnichenko (-$1.3 billion) and Oleg Deripaska (-$1.3 billion).

Many of the Russian participants of the rating Forbes, despite the crisis and the pandemic of coronavirus, not only preserved, but also multiplied his fortune. The ten most successful Russian billionaires compared to last year, made a fortune at $ 12 billion. Nearly one – third, from 6.3 to $ 10 billion – grew the family fortune, the Senator from Dagestan Suleiman Kerimov, the main owners of the gold mining company “Polyus”.

state of the owner of “Interros” Vladimir Potanin – the first issue of Russian Forbes, for the year increased by $ 1.6 billion to 19.7 billion Potanin’s Former partner Mikhail Prokhorov, due to the successful sale of the NBA Brooklyn Nets made a fortune at $1.4 billion to 11.2 billion.