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Forbes publishes 200 richest Russian entrepreneurs list

Head of Novatek and Sibur shareholder Leonid Michelson tops the list with a fortune of $24 billion
Leonid Michelson Mikhail Metzel/TASS
Leonid Michelson
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MOSCOW, April 18. / TASS /. Forbes magazine has compiled the rating of 200 richest Russian entrepreneurs, topping the list is Leonid Michelson, the head of Novatek and Sibur shareholder, with a fortune of $24 billion.

The Chairperson of the NLMK Board of Directors Vladimir Lisin, with a fortune of $ 21.3 billion is in second place. In 2018, Lisin was at the number one spot, but his fortune was estimated at $2.2 billion less.

Lukoil president Vagit Alekperov is in the third spot, with $20.7 bln.

The fourth and fifth places are occupied by the main owner of Severstal, Alexey Mordashov, and a member of the board of directors of Novatek, Gennady Timchenko, with fortunes of $ 20.5 billion and $ 20.1 billion respectively.

Forbes notes that the total wealth of the 200 richest Russians is calculated at $496 billion.