MOSCOW, February 24 – RIA Novosti. The head of the board of directors of Severstal and its main shareholder, Alexei Mordashov, has become the richest Russian entrepreneur, according to the Forbes Real-Time rating.
The businessman's fortune by 21:45 Moscow time is estimated at $ 29.2 billion. Thus, Mordashov overtook the co-owner of Norilsk Nickel, Vladimir Potanin, who had previously set an absolute record for wealth among Russians.
According to the rating, now Mordashov is in 48th place among the richest people in the world, while Potanin, whose fortune is estimated at $ 28.8 billion, took 51st.