MOSCOW, February 15 – RIA Novosti. Billionaire Vladimir Potanin has set an absolute record for wealth among Russians, writes Forbes.
According to the magazine's estimates, the fortune of the co-owner of Norilsk Nickel has reached $ 30 billion. This is a historic record for Russian entrepreneurs.
The growth of Potanin's fortune is provided by the growth of quotations of Norilsk Nickel shares. By 19:15, their price reached 26,290 rubles apiece, which is 5.7% more than on February 1 (24,866 rubles).
Also in the top three leaders of the Russian Forbes list were Severstal co-owner Alexei Mordashov with $ 28.4 billion and Novolipetsk plant co-owner Vladimir Lisin with $ 26 billion.